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Question 3: Objective 6  

$1,803,628.00
Fiscal Year: 2008

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount.3.6 Determine the effect of at least five environmental factors on the risk for subtypes of ASD in the pre- and early postnatal period of development by 2015. IACC Recommended Budget: $25,100,000 over 7 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Influence of the maternal immune response on the development of autism Ponzio, Nicholas University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Influence of maternal cytokines on activation of the innate immune system as a factor in the development of autism Ponzio, Nicholas University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Influence of maternal cytokines during pregnancy on effector and regulatory T helper cells as etiological factors in autism Ponzio, Nicholas University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Interactions of environment and molecular pathways on brain overgrowth in autism: Maternal inflammation and the PI3/AKT pathway Lebelle, Janel University of California, Los Angeles
Immunobiology in autism Van de Water, Judy University of California, Davis
Project 1: Environmental epidemiology of autism Hertz-Picciotto, Irva University of California, Davis
Early developmental risk factors for autism in a national birth cohort Sourander, Andre Turku University
Assisted reproductive treatments and risk of autism Reichenberg, Avi Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
Maternal risk factors for autism in the Nurses Health Study II – pilot study Ascherio, Alberto Harvard School of Public Health
Maternal dietary factors and risk of ASDs Santangelo, Susan Harvard Medical School
Social determinants of the autism epidemic Bearman, Peter Columbia University
Immune biomarkers in serum and newborn dried blood spots No PI listed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Maternal supplementation of folic acid and function of autism gene synaptic protein Shank3 in animal model Jiang, Yong-Hui Baylor College of Medicine