Science

Scientists Discover Biological Basis for Autism

A team of brain scientists at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh have made a groundbreaking discovery into the biological basis for autism, a mysterious brain disorder that impairs verba... More...

Autism Speaks Sponsored Workshop Provides Guidelines for Risk Factor Dissemination

Ethics of Communicating Scientific Findings of Autism Risk

October 6-7, 2009

Drexel University School of Public Health

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Autism Speaks Announces New Appointments to Scientific Advisory Committee

Autism Speaks announces the appointments of Douglas Wallace, Ph.D. and Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., Ph.D. to its Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), a group of medical and scientific experts responsible for providing input on research priorities... More...

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SafeMinds Press ReleaseWednesday, September 26, 2007

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Science Ambassador Program Launches at Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce the launch of the new Science Ambassador Program. The program is volunteer-based, offering individuals interested in advancing the science mission of Autism Speaks an opportunity to work directly with the scien... More...

Cure Autism Now Science Director Published in "Nature"

Cure Autism Now congratulates our science director, Sophia Colamarino, Ph.D., on the publication of a research study, for which she was co-first author, in the current edition of "Nature," a weekly int... More...

Latest Research

Funding autism research is a primary goal of Autism Speaks. While ten years ago there were only a han... More...

Autism Consortium Sponsors Two Studies Published in February's

Two important studies – both receiving support from the Autism Consortium – have been published in this month's issue of the ... More...

Study Finds Prenatal Ultrasound Is Not Associated With Higher Risk for Autism

A recent study funded in part by Autism Speaks and just published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders examined whether there is a relationship between autism and exposure to prenatal ultrasound scans. The investigators fo... More...

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