Kennedy Krieger Institute

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Parents Say Wandering Common & Scary; Research & Guidance Needed

The first major study on runaway behavior among children with autism confirms that it is both common and extremely stre... 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...

Study Finds Fever May Lead to Improved Behavior in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Can fever lessen symptoms of autism? A new study published in Pediatrics aimed to find out, inspired by anecdotes from parents and clinicians of behavioral improvements during fever in people with autism.

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Kennedy Krieger Institute Launches First National Online Autism Registry

April 2, 2007 (Baltimore, MD)—Kennedy Krieger Institute today announced the launch of the Interactive Autism Network (IAN) – the first national online autism registry – at ... More...

1998 Awards (NAAR)

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 t... More...

2006 Can Grants Funded

Cure Autism Now funded a variety of science programs designed to encourage innovative approaches toward identifying the causes, developing means of prevention and treatment and ultimately, finding a cure for autism and related disorders.... More...

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