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Question 4: Objective 1  

Fiscal Year: 2008

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount.4.1 Launch at least four research projects that seek to identify biological signatures that measure significant changes in ASD core symptoms across the lifespan by 2010. IACC Recommended Budget: $12,700,000 over 4 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Evaluating behavioral and neural effects of social skills intervention for school-age children with autism spectrum disorders Wang, A. Ting; Soorya, Latha Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Innovative technology for mapping social engagement in children with autism: Adaptive physiological profiling in real time Sarkar, Nilanjan Vanderbilt University
Language functioning in optimal outcome children with a history of autism Fein, Deborah University of Connecticut
The mirror neuron system in children with autism Bernier, Raphael University of Washington
Using functional physiology to uncover the fundamental principles of visual cortex Tarr, Michael Brown University