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Question 3: Objective 1  

$7,600,673.00
Fiscal Year: 2008

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount.3.1 Initiate studies on at least five environmental factors identified in the recommendations from the 2007 IOM report “Autism and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for Research” as potential causes of ASD by 2010. IACC Recommended Budget: $23,600,000 over 2 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Centers for autism and developmental disabilities research and epidemiology - 6 Schendel, Diana; Schieve, Laura National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Epigenetics, hormones and sex differences in autism incidence Rissman, Emile University of Virginia
Centers for autism and developmental disabilities research and epidemiology - data coordinating center Reed, Phillip Michigan State University
Centers for autism and developmental disabilities research and epidemiology - 5 Pinto-Martin, Jennifer University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
A non-human primate autism model based on maternal immune activation Patterson, Paul University of California, Davis
Vaccine Safety Datalink thimerosol and autism study * No PI listed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Investigation of measles virus sequences in bowel biopsies of children with ASD * No PI listed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Italy thimerosol neurodevelopmental disabilities study * No PI listed Unavailable
Centers for autism and developmental disabilities research and epidemiology - 4 Miller, Lisa Colorado Department of Health and Environment
Molecular and environmental influences on autism pathophysiology Kornblum, Harley University of California, Los Angeles
Measuring Hg body burden in 3 groups Kern, Janet University of Texas
Analysis of developmental interactions between reelin haploinsufficiency, male sex, and mercury exposure Keller, Flavio Universita Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
Vitamin D status and autism spectrum disorder: Is there an association? Hammock, Bruce University of California, Davis
Centers for autism and developmental disabilities research and epidemiology - 3 Fallin, Dani Johns Hopkins University
Autism in a fish eating population Davidson, Philip University of Rochester
Centers for autism and developmental disabilities research and epidemiology - 2 Daniels, Julie University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Centers for autism and developmental disabilities research and epidemiology - 1 Croen, Lisa Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation Christiansen, Anne Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation
Differential effects of thimerosal on cell division and apoptosis in normal vs. autism spectrum disorder cell lines Baskin, David The Methodist Hospital Houston