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High-Priority Research Will Study the Impact of the Proposed DSM-5 on Autism Diagnosis; a Suzanne and Bob Wright Trailblazer Grant Will Track Prenatal and Postnatal Chemical Exposures; and Studies Will Lead to Development of Medicines, New Behavioral Treatments, and Improve Minority Community Access to Early Intervention

Autism Speaks announced the award of new research grants totaling nearly $2.9 million in funding to support autism research. “

June 21, 2012

New York, N.Y. (June 21, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the award of new research grants totaling nearly $2.9 million in funding to support autism research.

Novel Biological Mouse Model Findings Are Published In Journal Cell

Autism Speaks Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellows M. Ali Bangash, a 2009 fellow, and Mehreen Kouser, a 2010 fellow, recently published ne

June 30, 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y. (June 30, 2011) – Autism Speaks Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellows M. Ali Bangash, a 2009 fellow, and Mehreen Kouser, a 2010 fellow, recently published new findings in the journal Cell that shed light on the biology of autism. Their research is based on a mouse model that mimics a human mutation of a gene that is known to be associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), known as SHANK3.

Eight Fellows Selected to Receive a Combined $448,000 in Research Grants over the Next Two Years

NEW YORK, N. Y. (October 1, 2009) Autism Speaks is pleased to announce its first round of Dennis Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellowships

October 01, 2009

NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 1, 2009) – Autism Speaks is pleased to announce its first round of Dennis Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellowships funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, awarding eight Fellows a combined $448,000 in research grants over the next two years. Established in 2008 in memory of Sir Dennis Weatherstone, the former Chairman and CEO of J.P. Morgan, the intent of the fellowship program is to encourage the most promising young scientists to establish autism research as their chosen career path.

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Autism Speaks, Press Updates, Autism Speaks Awards First Dennis Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellowships
Eight New Fellows Selected to Receive a Combined $448,000 in Research Grants over the Next Two Years

NEW YORK, N. Y. (September 30, 2010) – Autism Speaks is pleased to announce the 2010 class of Dennis Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fe

September 30, 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (September 30, 2010) – Autism Speaks is pleased to announce the 2010 class of Dennis Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellows. Made possible by a multi-year grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation named in honor of former J.P. Morgan CEO Sir Dennis Weatherstone, eight fellowship projects were selected for funding by Autism Speaks with awards totaling $448,000 over the next two years. The fellowship awards will provide highly qualified candidates with exceptional research training opportunities across various areas related to the study of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

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Autism Speaks, Press Updates, Autism Speaks Awards Second Class of Dennis Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellowships
Selected Fellows to receive mentorship and $56,000 funding over two years

(New York, N. Y. – March 24, 2010) Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism science and advocacy organization invites pre-doctor

March 24, 2010

(New York, N.Y. – March 24, 2010) Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism science and advocacy organization invites pre-doctoral students interested in autism research to apply for Dennis Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellowships. Made possible by a generous grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, this is the second round of Dennis Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellowships to be awarded by Autism Speaks. The program was established in 2008 in memory of Sir Dennis Weatherstone, the former Chairman and CEO of J.P.

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Autism Speaks Offers 2010 Dennis Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellowships, Press Updates
Established With $3,750,000 Grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation

NEW YORK, NY (January 8, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest organization dedicated to funding and facilitating autism re

January 08, 2009

NEW YORK, NY (January 8, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest organization dedicated to funding and facilitating autism research, today announced receipt of a grant of $3,750,000 from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation to establish the Dennis Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program at Autism Speaks.

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Autism Speaks, Press Updates,Autism Speaks Announces the Dennis Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program