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Question 3: Short-term Objective F  

$2,952,960.00
Fiscal Year: 2009

New! Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount.3SF. Initiate studies on at least 10 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 2012. Estimated cost $56,000,000 over 2 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Genetic and epigenetic interactions in a mouse model for autism Carpenter, Ellen David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles
Prenatal exposure to polyfluoroalkyl compounds in the EMA study Croen, Lisa Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
Autism in a fish eating population Davidson, Philip University of Rochester
Vaccine safety datalink thimerosol and autism study DeStefano, Frank Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Immunopathogenesis in autism: Regulatory T cells and autoimmunity in neurodevelopment DeWitt, Jamie East Carolina University
Effect of oxytocin receptor inhibitor (atosiban) during the perinatal period and prevalence of autism spectrum disorders Ebstein, Richard Hebrew University
Vitamin D status and autism spectrum disorder: Is there an association? Hammock, Bruce University of California, Davis
The CHARGE Study: Childhood Autism Risks from Genetics and the Environment (supplement) Hertz-Picciotto, Irva University of California, Davis
The CHARGE Study: Childhood Autism Risks from Genetics and the Environment (supplement) Hertz-Picciotto, Irva University of California, Davis
Molecular and environmental influences on autism pathophysiology Kornblum, Harley University of California, Los Angeles
Investigating gene-environment interaction in autism: Air pollution X Genetics McConnell, Rob University of Southern California
Assisted reproductive treatments and risk of autism Reichenberg, Avi Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
Epigenetics, hormones and sex differences in autism incidence Rissman, Emile University of Virginia
Toxicant-induced autism and mitochondrial modulation of nuclear gene expression Wlodarczyk, Bogdan Texas A&M University