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Question 1: Objective 3  

Fiscal Year: 2008

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount.1.3 Identify a panel of biomarkers that separately, or in combination with behavioral measures, accurately identify, before age 2, one or more subtypes of children at risk for developing ASD by 2014. IACC Recommended Budget: $33,300,000 over 5 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Identifying gastrointestinal (GI) conditions in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) Winter, Harland Harvard Medical School
Neurophysiological indices of risk and outcome in autism Webb, Sara; Dawson, Geraldine University of Washington
Mitochondria and autism Wallace, Douglas; Gargus, Jay; Golomb, Beatrice; Haas, Richard; Naviaux, Robert; Barshop, Bruce University of California, Irvine; University of California, San Diego
Family study of autism: Genomic and proteomic markers Smith, Christopher Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center
Mitochondrial defects in autism Shoffner, John Georgia State University
Integrated Biostatistical and Bioinformatic Analysis Core (IBBAC) Schork, Nicholas University of California, San Diego
Oxytocin biology and the social deficits of autism spectrum disorders Parker, Karen Stanford University
The genetic link between autism and structural cerebellar malformations Millen, Kathleen University of Chicago
Clinical and gene signatures of ASDs Lewis, Suzanne University of British Columbia
Signatures of gene expression in ASD Kunkel, Louis Boston Children's Hospital
Linguistic and social responses to speech in infants at risk for autism Kuhl, Patricia University of Washington
Metabolic biomarkers of autism: Predictive potential and genetic susceptibility James, Sandra Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Mis-regulation of BDNF in autism spectrum disorders Hempstead, Barbara Weill Cornell Medical College
MRI studies of early brain development in autism Courchesne, Eric University of California, San Diego