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Question 2: Short-term Objective E  

Fiscal Year: 2009

New! Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.2SE. Launch three studies that target the underlying biological mechanisms of co-occurring conditions with autism including seizures/epilepsy, sleep disorders and familial autoimmune disorders by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $9,000,000 over 5 years.

Download 2009 Question 2: Short-term Objective E projects (EXCEL)
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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Treatment of medical conditions among individuals with autism spectrum disorders Swedo, Susan National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Molecular components of A-type K+ channels Rudy, Bernardo New York University School of Medicine
Neurological diseases due to inborn errors of metabolism Pascual, Juan University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Etiology of sleep disorders in ASD: Role of inflammatory cytokines Mong, Jessica University of Maryland, Baltimore
Understanding the cognitive impact of early life epilepsy Jensen, Frances Children's Hospital Boston
Treatment of sleep problems in children with autism spectrum disorder with melatonin: A double-blind, placebo-controlled study Hopkins, Bobbi Baylor College of Medicine
Gastrointestinal functions in autism Duffey, Michael University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Selective disruption of hippocampal dentate granule cells in autism: Impact of PTEN deletion Danzer, Steve Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
ACE Center: Structural and chemical brain imaging of autism Dager, Stephen University of Washington
Neural dissection of hyperactivity/inattention in autism Castellanos, Francisco Xavier New York University School of Medicine
Relation of sleep epileptiform discharges to insomnia and daytime behavior Barnes, Gregory Vanderbilt University