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Christopher A. Walsh

In 1998, NAAR committed approximately $500,000 in its second year of funding autism research projects and marked the establishment of NAAR's Mentor-based fellowship program. In 1998, NAAR funded 10 pilot studies and 2 mentor-based fellowships in the United States and Canada. Additionally, NAAR was instrumental in funding and establishing the Autism Tissue Program in 1998, a brain tissue donation program dedicated to autism research. NAAR also attracted its first Research Partners and Research Patrons in 1998, which are listed below.

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2005 Genetics: Searching DNA for mutations that will point to proteins and pathways that may be amenable to treatment

The Prevalence of Mutations in X-Chromosome Linked Genes (Pilot Project Award)
Jozef Gecz, Ph.D., Women's and Children's Hospital, Australia