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Cure Autism Now Foundation Endorses Proposition 71

The Cure Autism Now Foundation has strongly endorsed the California Stem Cell Research & Cures Initiative, a November state ballot measure that supports advanced stem cell research at California medical rese... More...

Cure Autism Now Announces 2007 Pilot Project and Young Investigator Grants

Each Fall the Cure Autism Now Science Program advisory boards meet to review the latest round of

Young Investigator and Pilot Project grants for the upcoming year. In 2006, our tenth year of offering these awards, Cure Autism Now received a record... More...

Neurofeedback Training Elicits Behavioral Improvements in Individuals with ASD

Scientists have recently proposed that problems in the brain's "mirror neuron system" during early development could be responsible for many of the impairments seen in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Mirror neurons are cells that activat... More...

Autism Speaks Environmental Innovator Award Recipient Publishes New Data

In a series of manuscripts currently being published, Isaac Pessah, Ph.D. from UC Davis and recipient of the Autism Speaks Environmental Innovator award in 2006, reports the potential effects of low dose polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) on brain d... More...

GI Symptoms in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): An Autism Treatment Network Study

Kent Williams, George J. Fuchs, Glenn Furuta, Margaret Marcon, Daniel L. Coury, Autism Treatment Network GI Committee. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AK; University of Co... More...

Pat Levitt, Ph.D., Published in Neurosciences Journal

Pat Levitt, Ph.D., the chair of Cure Autism Now's Scientific Advisory Board co-authored a research review published in the July, 2004, issue of Trends in Neurosciences regarding the involvement of interne... More...

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