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Autism Speaks Announces $3.6 Million in Grants Focusing on Environmental Factors and Autism

In March of 2008, Autism Speaks released a Request For Applications that solicited proposals for projects that focused on studying environmental contributions to autism, with a special emphasis on environmental factors and their interaction with g... More...

AIR-P Steering Committee Meeting: Targeting Quality Improvement

The AIR-P Steering Committee, which guides the activities of the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P), an important role served by the ... More...

AIR-P Network Steering Committee Meeting: A Chance to Review, Reflect and Move Forward

On May 28-29, 2009, the Autism Treatment Network (ATN) held the first in-person meeting of the AIR-P Steering Committee, whose role is to guide and oversee the research and guideline development activities specific to

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Autism Speaks Announces Launch of New Website for the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P)

Autism Speaks is happy to announce the creation of a new website for the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P).

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AJP Publishes Article Citing Gene Implicated in Autism

A report published in the April 2004 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry highlights the identification of two gene variants on the short arm of chromosome 2 (2q), which showed a strong associatio... More...

AGRE Researcher Identifies Genetic Association Between Autism and ENGRAILED2 (EN2)

AGRE Researcher James Millonig and colleagues have published a genetic association study focusing on a gene called ENGRAILED2 (EN2), which is involved in the formation of the brain during early stages of... More...

AGRE Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange, or AGRE, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary! Since 1997, AGRE has collected genetic and clinical information from individuals with autism and their families. AGRE now includes... More...

Symposium Held to Examine Novel Therapies for Autism

On December 14, Autism Speaks, together with the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), held a symposium in Boca Raton, Fla., to review the "Development of Novel Neuropharmacological Therapeutics for Autism." The symposium, ... More...

Study Finds Children with Autism Have More Active Adaptive Immune System

With support from Cure Autism Now, a study recently published in the Journal of Neuroimmunology has found that children with autism have a more active immune system. The research, led by Cynthia Molloy, M... More...

Advances in Autism Research at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting

During an unusually sunny autumn week in November, 35,000 neuroscientists gathered in Washington, D.C., for the 35th annual Society for Neuroscience meeting to discuss the most recent advances in their quest to ... More...

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