Autism Science Foundation Hosts Autism Community’s First TED-Style Talks

On April 10, 2014, the Autism Science Foundation celebrated its fifth anniversary by hosting a Day of Learning and an Evening of Celebration at the Yale Club of New York City. For the Day of Learning, ASF presented the autism community’s first TED-Style Talks, which were given by nine experts in...

It Takes Brains to Solve Autism

The Simons Foundation, Autism Speaks, the MIND Institute and the Autism Science Foundation have announced the launch of the Autism BrainNet, and encourage individuals with autism and their families to register to become tissue donors at www.autismbrainnet.org. Autism BrainNet is a consortium...

Autism Science Foundation Announces 2014 Grant Recipients

The Autism Science Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding autism research, has announced the recipients of its 2014 annual pre and post-doctoral fellowships as well as the recipients of its first undergraduate summer research grants. Pre and Postdoctoral Research...

Autism Science Foundation Announces 2013 Research Enhancement Grant Recipients

On November 12, 2013, the Autism Science Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding autism research, announced the recipients of research enhancement mini grants. These grants are intended to enable researchers to expand the scope or increase the efficiency of existing grants,...

Vaccine Court Denies All Three “Thimerosal Causes Autism” Test Cases

On March 12, 2010, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (i.e. Vaccine Court) issued its decision regarding whether thimerosal-containing vaccines can cause autism. The decision, handed down by three Special Masters, was a resounding “No!” In the King case, the Special Master wrote: “This case...