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Autism Speaks presents the top ten autism research findings of 2009
Date:2/9/2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (February 8, 2010) - Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism science and advocacy organization has released its annual list of the 10 most significant research achievements to have impacted autism during the previous year. Every year, Autism Speaks documents the progress made toward its mission to discover the causes and treatment for autism spectrum disorders, and compiles a list of the 10 most significant research achievements to have impacted autism during the previous year. The 2009 list contains important results from clinical and epidemiological research together with advances in gene discovery and effective treatments which will combine to shape the future of autism research for 2010 and beyond." Compelling autism research comes from across the United States and around the world with funding from a variety of public sources, such as the National Institutes of Health, and private sources such as Autism Speaks," explained Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D. "These findings illustrate that we are indeed making progress toward understanding the causes and effective treatments for autism spectrum disorder. At the same time, we recognize that progress is not nearly fast enough and we need more answers."

"With the latest report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stating that autism now affects 1 in every 110 American children, we know that the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is, in fact, dramatically increasing," stated Autism Speaks President Mark Roithmayr, "and it is imperative that the federal government, primarily through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and CDC, quickly and significantly increase funding for autism research." While the economic downturn threatened to slow progress, NIH research funds resulting from President Obama's stimulus efforts encouraged scientists to submit tens of thousands of NIH research applications, many of which focused on
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