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Autism Speaks Awards $4.8 Million for New Research Projects

New York, N.Y. (January 7, 2013) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the award of $4.8 million in funding for 14 new research projects. To date, Autism Speaks ... More...

2012: The Year in Science

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Autism Speaks Awards $4.8 Million in New Research Grants

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Insights into Immune Changes & Autism

Researchers produce autism behaviors in mice by mimicking infection during pregnancy; reverse symptoms by resetting offspring’s immune system

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Deeper Understanding of Link between Chemical Pollutants and Autism

The year brought advances in understanding whether and how chemical pollutants affect brain development in ways that may predispose to autism

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Discovery of Pre-symptom Marker of Autism

Researchers use MRI to reveal differences in the brain’s white matter in infants as young as 6 months 

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