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Question 1: Long-term Objective A  

$16,465,034.00
Fiscal Year: 2009

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.1LA. Identify behavioral and biological markers that separately, or in combination, 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.

Download 2009 Question 1: Long-term Objective A projects (EXCEL)
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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Metabolic biomarkers of autism: Predictive potential and genetic susceptibility James, Sandra Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Multiplexed suspension arrays to investigate newborn and childhood blood samples for potential immune biomarkers of autism Vogt, Robert Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Signatures of gene expression in autism spectrum disorders Kunkel, Louis Children's Hospital Boston
Electrophysiological, metabolic and behavioral markers of infants at risk Nelson, Charles Children's Hospital Boston
Social communication phenotype of ASD in the second year Wetherby, Amy Florida State University
Identifying gastrointestinal (GI) conditions in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) Winter, Harland Harvard Medical School
Identification of lipid biomarkers for autism Kang, Jing Massachusetts General Hospital
Placental vascular tree as biomarker of autism/ASD risk Salafia, Carolyn Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.
Family/Genetic study of autism Smith, Christopher Southwestern Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC)
Oxytocin biology and the social deficits of autism spectrum disorders Parker, Karen Stanford University
Clinical and gene signatures of ASDs Lewis, Suzanne University of British Columbia
Infants at risk of autism: A longitudinal study Ozonoff, Sally University of California, Davis
Infants at risk of autism: A longitudinal study (supplement) Ozonoff, Sally University of California, Davis
Mitochondria and autism Wallace, Douglas; Gargus, Jay; Golomb, Beatrice; Haas, Richard; Naviaux, Robert; Barshop, Bruce University of California, Irvine; University of California, San Diego
ACE Center: Administrative Core Eichenbaum, Howard University of California, San Diego
ACE Center: Clinical Phenotype: Recruitment and Assessment Core Pierce, Karen University of California, San Diego
Studying the biology and behavior of autism at 1-year: The Well-Baby Check-Up Approach Pierce, Karen University of California, San Diego
Development of neural pathways in infants at risk for autism spectrum disorders Dobkins, Karen University of California, San Diego
ACE Center: Integrated Biostatistical and Bioinformatic Analysis Core (IBBAC) Schork, Nicholas University of California, San Diego
ACE Center: MRI studies of early brain development in autism Courchesne, Eric University of California, San Diego
The genetic link between autism and structural cerebellar malformations Millen, Kathleen University of Chicago
Language development and outcome in children with autism (supplement) Naigles, Letitia University of Connecticut
Language development and outcome in children with autism Naigles, Letitia University of Connecticut
Abnormal vestibulo-ocular reflexes in autism: A potential endophenotype White, Keith University of Florida
Pupil size and circadian salivary variations in autism spectrum disorder Colombo, John University of Kansas