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Barry Gordon

In 1997, NAAR awarded its first research grants, committing approximately $150,000 to fund five pilot studies in autism research taking place in throughout the United States.

Barry Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
"Training of Speech Perception and Speech Comprehension in Autistic Children: A Combined Behavioral-Neurophysiological Pilot Study."
Award Amount: $30,000

Studies of a serotonin transporter (5HTT) mutation associates with Asperger's syndrome

Matthew Beckman, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Young Investigator)