Autism Speaks: Top Ten Autism Research Achievements of 2011

Autism Speaks has recently compiled a list of the top ten autism research achievements for 2011.  This is their  list which they state is not in any order of importance.  I have also provided links to their articles should you wish to read them.

It’s More than Just Genes…
Population Screening Reveals Dramatically Higher Autism Rates…
Baby Siblings at Risk…
De Novo Genetic Changes Provide New Clues for Autism…
Different Forms of Autism Share Striking Brain Similarities…
Prenatal Vitamins Before and After Conception May Decrease Autism Risk…
Gene Knockout Mouse May Offer Leap Forward in Autism Animal Models…
Tweaking Electrical Activity in the Brain Impairs & Restores Mouse Social Behaviors…
More Evidence Linking Immune System to Some Forms of Autism…
Earlier Autism Screening Shows Promise

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2 Responses to Autism Speaks: Top Ten Autism Research Achievements of 2011

  1. Stokely says:

    I came across your blog by accident :) and im glad I did. :) Love it. I read your about me ..really loved it…was admired by it. I worked in a Social Skills program for a school for autistic children and it was the best job in the world. :) I’m a mommy now but still plan to teach autistic children when a find a babysitter :) lol.
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  2. Blue Sky says:

    I thought the twin study was very interesting and suggests the start of research that will actually lead to useful results

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