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Question 1: Long-term Objective B  

$8,760,010.00
Fiscal Year: 2009

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount.1LB. Develop at least five measures of behavioral and/or biological heterogeneity in children or adults with ASD, beyond variation in intellectual disability, that clearly relate to etiology and risk, treatment response and/or outcome by 2015. IACC Recommended Budget: $71,100,000 over 5 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Plasticity in autism spectrum disorders: Magnetic stimulation studies Oberman, Lindsay Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Temperament, emotional expression, and emotional self-regulation in relation to later ASD diagnosis Wozniak, Robert Bryn Mawr College
Multiple social tasks and social adjustment Kang, Sun-Mee California State University, Northridge
Electrophysiological signatures of language impairment in autism spectrum disorder Roberts, Timothy Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Electrophysiological signatures of language impairment in autism spectrum disorder (supplement) Roberts, Timothy Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Autism: Social and communication predictors in siblings Landa, Rebecca Kennedy Krieger Institute
Imitation in autism Bolton, Patrick King's College London
A prospective multi-system evaluation of infants at risk for autism Herbert, Martha Massachusetts General Hospital
A prospective multi-system evaluation of infants at risk for autism Bauman, Margaret Massachusetts General Hospital
Multimodal studies of executive function deficits in autism spectrum disorders Agam, Yigal Massachusetts General Hospital
Growth and maturation in children with autism Mills, James National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Clinical and behavioral phenotyping of autism and related disorders Swedo, Susan National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Using a direct observation assessment battery to assess outcome of early intensive behavioral intervention for children with autism MacDonald, Rebecca New England Center for Children
Sleep, neuropsychological, mood, behavior, learning, and developmental problems in children with autism Mayes, Susan Penn State College of Medicine
Cellular structure of the amygdala in autism Morgan, John University of California, Davis
Analyses of brain structure and connectivity in young children with autism Nordahl, Christine University of California, Davis
Reward systems in children with autism Scott, Ashley University of California, Los Angeles
Magnetic source imaging and sensory behavioral characterization in autism Marco, Elysa University of California, San Francisco
Child-initiated communicative interactions and autism intervention Koegel, Robert University of California, Santa Barbara
Emotional mimicry in children with autism Moody, Eric University of Colorado Denver
Automated measurement of facial expression in autism: Deficits in facial nerve function? Messinger, Daniel University of Miami
Emotion, communication, & EEG: Development & risk Messinger, Daniel University of Miami
Neural mechanisms underlying obsessive compulsiveness in ASD Carrasco, Melisa University of Michigan
ACE Center: Early detection and intervention in infants at risk for autism Dawson, Geraldine University of Washington
Amygdala structure and biochemistry in adolescents with autism Nacewicz, Brendon University of Wisconsin - Madison