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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
Biomarkers for autism and for gastrointestinal and sleep problems in autism Anderson, George Yale University
ACE Center: Data Management and Analysis Core Grigorenko, Elena Yale University
Prospective study of infants at high risk for autism Chawarska, Katarzyna Yale University
ACE Center: Assessment Core Klin, Ami Yale University
The ontogeny of social visual engagement in infants at risk for autism Klin, Ami Yale University
ACE Center: Gaze perception abnormalities in infants with ASD Chawarska, Katarzyna Yale University
Model diagnostic lab for infants at risk for autism Klin, Ami Yale University
Nonlinguistic vocalizations in autism: Acoustic cry analysis in early infancy Sheinkopf, Stephen Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Misregulation of BDNF in autism spectrum disorders Hempstead, Barbara Weill Cornell Medical College
Predicting outcome at age 5 of younger siblings of children with ASD Malesa, Elizabeth Vanderbilt University
Neurophysiological indices of risk and outcome in autism Webb, Sara University of Washington
A longitudinal 3-D MRSI study of infants at high risk for autism Dager, Stephen University of Washington
ACE Center: Linguistic and social responses to speech in infants at risk for autism Kuhl, Patricia University of Washington
Temporal coordination of social communicative behaviors in infant siblings of children with autism Parlade, Meaghan University of Pittsburgh
Early identification of autism: A prospective study Iverson, Jana University of Pittsburgh
ACE Network: A longitudinal MRI study of infants at risk for autism Piven, Joseph University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Supplement to NIH ACE Network grant: "A longitudinal MRI study of infants at risk for autism" Piven, Joseph University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Validation study of atypical dynamic pupillary light reflex as a biomarker for autism Yao, Gang University of Missouri
Pupil size and circadian salivary variations in autism spectrum disorder Colombo, John University of Kansas
Abnormal vestibulo-ocular reflexes in autism: A potential endophenotype White, Keith University of Florida
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
The genetic link between autism and structural cerebellar malformations Millen, Kathleen University of Chicago
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