September 30 Total expenditure for the nine weeks finished, 2011 was $15.9 million, in comparison to $8.4 million for the same amount of 2010. Both study and advancement and general and administrative expenditures increased year-over-year primarily because of the acquisition of Sera Cell International Pte. Ltd., Cell Targeting, Inc., Glycosan BioSystems, Inc., and many interest in Cell Treat Neurosciences Ltd. And because of increased development and study applications in other BioTime subsidiaries.From the margin to the centerThe connection between autism and the microbiome is normally no more fringe, or speculative. Numerous studies have finally confirmed that autistic kids possess a different composition of microbiota than non-autistic children. However the field is usually under-funded still, Rodakis notes. During his diagnosis, we had been led to believe that our son’s autism was a hard-wired neurological condition that he’d not emerge, he wrote, but during the fall and winter of 2012 and subsequent periods since that time we’ve seen our son with the veil of autism partially lifted.