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Rob Ring

Program launches promising young scientists into autism careers, pairing them with leading investigators to pursue pioneering research
March 18, 2014

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce its 2014 class of Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellows. These nine promising young scientists will pursue two-year projects under the mentorship of leading investigators in autism research.

March 06, 2014

(March 6, 2014) A story in San Francisco Business Times looks at Google's interest in autism and its participation in Autism Speaks Autism Investment Conference. The story quotes Google Ventures partner Krishna Yeshwant about the opportunities for companies who could develop a device, diagnostic test, medicine or app for the market: "Just a nick will attract so much capital," he said. "It will be profound."

Autism Speaks and Google share vision of using innovation and technology to achieve the miraculous
March 05, 2014

 

 

John Lyman, head of partnerships for Google for Entrepreneurs, delivered the Day 1 keynote address at Autism Speaks 2014 Autism Investment Conference, in San Francisco, March 4. "Let me describe how Google thinks about new services and products," he said....

Janssen R&D taps Autism Speaks expertise to develop award-winning platform for optimizing development of autism medicines and care
February 24, 2014

This weekend, the Microsoft Health Users Group (Microsoft HUG) awarded Janssen Research & Development its Innovation Award for the company’s Autism Knowledge Engine. Autism Speaks provided scientific guidance in developing the platform.

Animal study may show how experimental treatment “flips a switch” in brain; Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer urges caution
February 06, 2014

French researchers have used a rodent study to show how their experimental treatment for autism – the potent diuretic bumetanide – may flip a biochemical switch in the brain. Their report appears today in Science.

A new study from researchers at Autism Speaks shows improvement towards universal early screening for autism

January 28, 2014

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 29, 2014) – A new study from researchers at Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, shows improvement towards universal early screening for autism.