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Rob Ring

Attendees to Autism Speaks business conference invited to complementary day-long workshop at Googleplex
January 14, 2014

This year’s Autism Investment Conference just became more exciting and cutting edge. Autism Speaks’ partner Google Inc. is offering a complementary, day-long “Equipping Entrepreneurs” workshop for all registrants.

Researchers find that vast majority of families who use complementary treatments are selecting those generally considered safe
January 11, 2014

 


A new study supports earlier findings that many families are using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for their children with autism. In addition, it found that the vast majority of families who use such nontraditional therapies choose approaches generally considered safe.

Research investments in wandering prevention, treatment safety, early access to care and environmental influences on autism risk
January 06, 2014

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce new funding for thirteen research projects that will run over the next three years, for a total investment of $2,696,703 to advance understanding and treatment of autism and its related medical conditions.

The highlights of an unprecedented year in advancing diagnosis, prevention and treatment of autism and its associated medical conditions
December 18, 2013

The year 2013 brought signs of a gratifying maturation in autism research. This went beyond the unmistakable increase in the sheer number of autism studies making headlines. Many of the year’s most important advances used new technologies and built on the foundation of knowledge established by years of investment in basic research.

Animal study links autism behaviors, abnormal intestinal bacteria and leaky gut; suggests possible probiotic treatments.
December 05, 2013

 

A “Top Ten Advances in Autism Research 2013” Selection
See all the year’s “Top Ten” here.

 

Autism Speaks researchers participate in world’s largest conference on brain development; more than 200 presentations on autism studies
November 09, 2013

Neuroscience 2013, the world’s largest research conference on brain development and function, convened in San Diego today, with more than 30,000 attendees. As the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), this year’s conference will include more than 200 presentations on autism-related research.

Findings back Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network guidelines on proactively evaluating and treating associated medical conditions
November 06, 2013

 

A “Top Ten Advances in Autism Research 2013” Selection
See all the year’s “Top Ten” here.

 

Pediatrician-scientist Paul Wang will oversee organization’s portfolio of medical research with emphasis on clinical studies
September 30, 2013

Behavioral-developmental pediatrician Paul Wang has joined Autism Speaks as its new senior vice president and head of medical research. He will oversee the organization’s medical research portfolio, with a strong focus on clinical studies.