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New Research Opportunity in Autism and Related Disorders Announced

The National Institute of Mental Health has released two new Requests for Applications research into novel interventions for neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders.

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INSAR Publishes Inaugural Issue of Autism Research Journal

The inaugural issue of Autism Research, a new journal published by the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR), is available online, and will be available in print in the next few weeks.

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Scientists Announce New Drosophila Drug Screen for Fragile X Syndrome

Scientists using a new drug screening method in Drosophila (fruit flies), have identified several drugs and small molecules that reverse the features of fragile X syndrome -- a frequent form of mental retardation and one of the leading known cause... More...

2000 Awards (NAAR)

In 2000, NAAR became the first non-governmental organization to break the $1 million mark for funding autism research and committed approximately $1.5 million to fund 19 pilot studies and two mentor-based fellowships in autism research taking plac... More...

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