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Autism Science Foundation Launches Operations; New Advocacy Group Will Focus on Non-vaccine-related Autism Research
Date:4/18/2009

Vaccine safety research should continue to be conducted by the public health system in order to ensure vaccine safety and maintain confidence in our national vaccine program, but further investment of limited autism research dollars is not warranted at this time.
"We know more about autism than we did just a few years ago. For example, new discoveries in neuroscience, genetics, and epigenetics offer hope for improving the lives of people with autism," said Dr. Edwin Trevathan, Director of CDC's National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. "It is important that we apply these scientific advances to public health research to learn what causes autism spectrum disorders, how to treat autism, and eventually how to prevent autism-associated disability. As we all strive to follow where the science leads, the Autism Science Foundation will play an important role."

"We need the most rigorous science to understand autism and develop new treatments," said Dr. Tom Insel, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health and Chair of the federal Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC). "I look forward to the Autism Science Foundation joining the public-private partnership described in the new strategic plan for autism research."

"As we attempt to understand the causes of autism, and to develop optimal treatment programs, it is critical that parents have access to information that is based upon the best medical evidence," said David T. Tayloe Jr., MD, FAAP, President of the American Academy of Pediatrics, an organization of more than 60,000 pediatricians dedicated to the health, safety and well being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. "We welcome the chance to work closely with the Autism Science Foundation to improve the lives of children diagnosed with autism."

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