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By Walter Lerchner, PhD and CAN Staff
September 13, 2007



In the late fall, the Society for Neuroscience held its annual conference for 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Autism Speaks, Science, Latest Research
August 24, 2009

An Autism Speaks environmental sciences grant provided support for a symposium on autism at the 49th annual Society of Teratology meeting held on June 29, 2009.

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Autism Speaks, Science, Latest Research
Releases Special April Issue Devoted to Oxidative Stress in Autism
April 24, 2008

In 2007 the American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology (AJBB) issued a specific request for articles to be published in a special volume dedicated to the role of oxidative stress in autism. The results of the request were released this month, as a special issue of AJBB containing 16 articles entirely focusing on this hot topic in autism.

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Autism Speaks, Science, Latest Research
August 30, 2007

Funding autism research is a primary goal of Autism Speaks. While ten years ago there were only a handful of scientists working on this problem, now there are well over 400, and more begin work on autism every day.
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Results Help Focus on Synaptic Functioning as a Critical Pathway in the Biology of Autism
September 13, 2007



An international team of researchers headed by Thomas Bourgeron, Ph.D., has identified a set of mutations in a gene called SHANK3. Dr.

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Autism Speaks, Science, Latest Research
October 10, 2007


Cure Autism Now is proud to report that Jonathan Shestack, our Co-founder, has been appointed to the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee (ICOC).

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Autism Speaks, Science, Latest Research
October 25, 2009

Ethics of Communicating Scientific Findings of Autism Risk

October 6-7, 2009

Drexel University
School of Public Health

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Autism Speaks Sponsored Workshop Provides Guidelines for Risk Factor Dissemination, Autism Speaks
October 14, 2009

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 and strategic direction to the science program of Autism Speaks.

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September 25, 2007

SafeMinds Press Release
Wednesday, September 26, 2007

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SafeMinds Release: Vaccine Study in New England Journal of Medicine Wrong in Concluding Mercury Exposures Are Harmless, State SafeMinds