March 24, 2010
March 24, 2010
In the late fall, the Society for Neuroscience held its annual conference for 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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.
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.
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.
An international team of researchers headed by Thomas Bourgeron, Ph.D., has identified a set of mutations in a gene called SHANK3. Dr.
Cure Autism Now is proud to report that Jonathan Shestack, our Co-founder, has been appointed to the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee (ICOC).
Ethics of Communicating Scientific Findings of Autism Risk
October 6-7, 2009
School of Public Health
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.
SafeMinds Press Release
Wednesday, September 26, 2007