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Question 3: Long-term Objective B  

$49,905,587.13
Fiscal Year: 2009

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.3LB. Identify genetic risk factors in at least 50% of people with ASD by 2014. IACC Recommended Budget: $33,900,000 over 6 years.

Download 2009 Question 3: Long-term Objective B projects (EXCEL)
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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Autism and the insula: Genomic and neural circuits Allman, John California Institute of Technology
Integrative genetic analysis of autistic brains Arking, Dan Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Studies of postmortem brain searching for epigenetic defects causing autism Beaudet, Arthur Baylor College of Medicine
The role of the Rett gene, chromosone 15Q11-Q13, other genes, and epigenetics Beaudet, Arthur Baylor College of Medicine
Simons Simplex Collection Site Bernier, Raphael University of Washington
Behavioral and genetic biomarker development for autism and related disorders Brzustowicz, Linda Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
Identification and functional assessment of autism susceptibility genes Brzustowicz, Linda Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
Pathway-based genetic studies of autism spectrum disorder Bucan, Maja University of Pennsylvania
Autism Genome Project Buxbaum, Joseph Mount Sinai School of Medicine
The role of contactin-associated protein-like 2 (CNTNAP2) and other novel genes in autism Chakravarti, Aravinda Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Genome-wide analyses of DNA methylation in autism Chess, Andrew Massachusetts General Hospital
Simons Simplex Collection Site Cicero, Theodore Washington University in St. Louis
Gene expression profiling of autism spectrum disorders Collins, Christin Children's Hospital Boston
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Contract Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Simons Simplex Collection Site Cook, Edwin University of Illinois at Chicago
Genetics of autism intermediate phenotypes Coon, Hilary University of Utah
Comprehensive follow-up of novel autism genetic discoveries Daly, Mark Massachusetts General Hospital
Simons Simplex Collection Site Deutsch, Curtis University of Massachusetts Medical School
Computational tools to analyze SNP data from patients with mental illness Downey, Thomas Partek, Inc.
Genomic hotspots of autism Eichler, Evan University of Washington
Simons Simplex Collection Site Fombonne, Eric The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
Simons Simplex Collection Site Geschwind, Daniel University of California, Los Angeles
ACE Network: A comprehensive approach to identification of autism susceptibility genes Geschwind, Daniel University of California, Los Angeles
Core--Genomics/Bioinformatics--Alzheimer's disease and autism Gilliam, Thomas Columbia University
Identification of aberrantly methylated genes in autism: The role of advanced paternal age Gingrich, Jay Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.