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Autism Speaks Statement Regarding "Early Thimerosal Exposure and Neuropsychological Outcomes at 7-10 years" in the

This afternoon the New England Journal of Medicine published a CDC study examining the hypothesis that exposure to thimerosal during early development is associated with neuropsychological deficits in childre... More...

Neuroimmune Researchers Funded by Cure Autism Now Chosen to Give Public Forum Lecture on Autism

The American Society for Neurochemistry (ASN) addressed autism this year at its annual conference, which was held this June in Madison, Wisconsin. Two Cure Autism Now funded researchers, Dr. Carlos Pardo of John... More...

M.I.N.D. Institute Hosts Dr. Sue Folstein

As part of their 2003-2004 Distinguished Lecturer Series, the University of California at Davis M.I.N.D. Institute recently hosted researcher Susan E. Folstein, M.D. who discussed her latest discoveries in genet... More...

Study: Scientists Report Success Treating Symptoms of Fragile X

A new study released today by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology adds evidence that therapeutics targeting a particular signaling protein may be a viable strategy for treating symptoms of Fragile ... More...

Mitochondria and Autism: Energizing the Study of Energetics

Mitochondria are the “powerhouses” of our cells. However, that description doesn't take into account their role in the interaction between the environment and its effects on genes through control of our metabolism. Because of the impor... More...

Scientists Suggest Autism Involves More Than Genes

Houston scientists and their colleagues have proposed a new explanation for what causes autism, a neurological disorder that affects about one in 1,000 children.

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Mouse Behavior Workshop Focuses on the Future of Autism Research

Autism Speaks Mouse Behavior WorkshopFebruary 6, 2008, Baltimore, Maryland, USAMeeting Summary

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Mt. Sinai CEHC Presents Conference on Autism and the Environment

December 16, 2010 - On December 8, 2010, Mt. Sinai Children's Environmental Health Center (CEHC), in partnership with Autism Speaks, presented a day long meeting at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York. T... More...

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