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Question 3: Objective 8  

$37,043,409.82
Fiscal Year: 2008

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.3.8 Identify genetic risk factors in at least 50% of people with ASD by 2014. IACC Recommended Budget: $33,900,000 over 6 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Neuronal populations related to deficits in social emotions and cognition in autism: A neurobiological and genomics approach Allman, John California Institute of Technology
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 1 Beaudet, Arthur Baylor College of Medicine
Studies of postmortem brain searching for epigenetic defects causing autism Beaudet, Arthur Baylor College of Medicine
The role of the Rett gene, chromosome 15q11-q13, other genes, and epigenetics Beaudet, Arthur Baylor College of Medicine
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 2 Bernier, Raphael University of Washington
Neurobiology of sociability in a mouse model system relevant to autism Brodkin, Edward University of Pennsylvania
Identification and functional assessment of autism susceptibility genes - 1 Brzustowicz, Linda Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
Genetic studies of autism susceptibility Brzustowicz, Linda Rutgers University
The role of Contactin-associated Protein-like 2 (CNTNAP2) and other novel genes in autism Chakravarti, Aravinda Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Genomic imbalances in autism - NIH Christian, Susan University of Chicago
Gene expression profiling of autism spectrum disorders Collins, Christin Boston Children's Hospital
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 3 Constantino, John Washington University in St. Louis
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 4 Cook, Edwin University of Illinois at Chicago
Demonstration of the novel RASL/DASL method for analysis of gene expression in frontal cortex in autism and control cases Courchesne, Eric University of California, San Diego
Comprehensive follow-up of novel autism genetic discoveries Daly, Mark Massachusetts General Hospital
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 14 Deutsch, Curtis University of Massachusetts Medical School
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 5 Fombonne, Eric The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 6 Geschwind, Daniel University of California, Los Angeles
A system biology approach to autism genetics Geschwind, Daniel University of California, Los Angeles
Core--genomics/bioinformatics--Alzheimer's disease and autism Gilliam, Thomas Columbia University
Patient-oriented research in recessive pediatric brain diseases Gleeson, Joseph University of California, San Diego
Dense mapping of candidate regions linked to autistic disorder Gregersen, Peter Feinstein Institute For Medical Research
Gene finding - 1 Gusella, James Massachusetts General Hospital
A recurrent genetic cause of autism Gusella, James Massachusetts General Hospital
Genotype-phenotype relationships in fragile X families Hagerman, Randi University of California, Davis