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Question 2: Short-term Objective E  

Fiscal Year: 2010

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.2SE. Launch three studies that target the underlying biological mechanisms of co-occurring conditions with autism, including seizures/epilepsy, sleep disorders, wandering/elopement behavior, and familial autoimmune disorders, by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $9,000,000 over 5 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Relation of sleep epileptiform discharges to insomnia and daytime behavior Barnes, Gregory Vanderbilt University
ACE Center: Structural and chemical brain imaging of autism Dager, Stephen University of Washington
The MET signaling system, autism and gastrointestinal dysfunction Levitt, Pat University of Southern California
Sensory mechanisms and self-injury Symons, Frank University of Minnesota
Th cell polarization and candida reactivity in autistic children with food allergy Jyonouchi, Harumi University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Etiology of sleep disorders in ASD: Role of inflammatory cytokines Mong, Jessica University of Maryland, Baltimore
Gastrointestinal functions in autism Duffey, Michael University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Characterizing sleep disorders in autism spectrum disorder O'Hara, Ruth Stanford University
Molecular components of A-type K+ channels Rudy, Bernardo New York University School of Medicine
Neural dissection of hyperactivity/inattention in autism Castellanos, Francisco New York University School of Medicine
Treatment of medical conditions among individuals with autism spectrum disorders Swedo, Susan National Institutes of Health
Selective disruption of hippocampal dentate granule cells in autism: Impact of PTEN deletion Danzer, Steve Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Understanding the cognitive impact of early life epilepsy Jensen, Frances Children's Hospital Boston
The effects of disturbed sleep on sleep-dependent memory consolidation and daily function in individuals with ASD Stickgold, Robert Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center