Ginger Taylor posted an interesting entry at Adventures in Autism called Autism Speaks is Scrubbing Their Ties to Poul Thorsen From Their Web Site. Here's a preview. Pop over to AinA to read the rest and comment. Thanks to our commenter who took me back to tenth grade, of course it was Tom Sawyer who had to paint the fence, Huck's good friend.
In 2008, Autism Speaks reported on their epidemiology grants on their web site. They let supporters know that they were funding a one million dollar international autism registry with CDC and several international researchers including:
"Poul Thorsen, MD, PhD, University of Aarhus, Denmark and Emory University, USA.
You can find that information on the AS web site here. Or rather you used to be able to find it there. That sentence is now missing from the page. But that is what the page said on October 21, 2009. Check it out in the Wayback Machine.