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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...

1998 Grants Funded (CAN)

Search for a candidate gene in autism

Julia Bailey, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (Young Investigator)... More...

1999 Awards (NAAR)

The 1999 Research Awards marked the third year NAAR funded autism research programs and the first time the organization had funded autism research in Europe. NAAR invested $800,000 in 1999 to fund 14 pilot studies and two mentor-based fellowships ... More...

1999 Grants Funded (CAN)

Search for susceptibility genes in autism

Catalina Betancur, M.D., Ph.D., INSERM France (Young Investigator)... 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...

2000 Grants Funded (CAN)

Conditional neurotrophin knock-out mice as a model for the developmental neuropathology of autism

Schahram Akbarian, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital (Young Investigator)... More...

2001 Awards (NAAR)

In 2001, NAAR broke new ground in terms of the amount of money committed to autism research and the number of projects funding. It also marked the first time the organization funded projects in Israel and Ireland, and included In 2001, NAAR commit... More...

2001 Grants Funded (CAN)

Early detection of autism

Jan Buitelaar, M.D., Ph.D., University Medical Center Utrecht (Pilot Research)... More...

2002 Mentor-based Fellowships (NAAR)

In 2002, NAAR budgeted an unprecedented $1 million to fund pre- and post-doctoral mentor-based fellowships to attract the best and brightest young minds to focus their talents on autism research.

Pre-Doctoral Fellowships

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2002 Research Awards (NAAR)

In 2002, NAAR continued to drive the autism research movement and elevate the science more than any other autism organization, committing approximately $4 million to fund 22 pilot studies in autism research taking place in the U.S., England, Italy... More...

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