Manuel Casanova

Genetically Altered Mice May Provide Animal Model for Autism

A team of researchers at the University of Texas' Southwestern Medical Center has genetically engineered mice with a genetic mutation that has been found in some people with autism. These mice may offer research... More...

Dr. Manuel Casanova Organizes "Cortical Modularity in Autism" Conference

Dr. Manuel Casanova, Autism Speaks and Autism Tissue Program Researcher, has organized a conference entitled “Cortical Modularity in Autism”. This 2 day symposium, to be held October 12-14, 2007, in ... More...

2003 Research Awards (NAAR)

In 2003, NAAR committed approximately $4.9 million to fund 35 pilot studies, 13 pre- and post-doctoral fellowships and two autism training programs. NAAR's 2003 research commitments funded autism investigations in the U.S., Canada, England, Scotla... More...

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