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Question 1: Long-term Objective A  

Fiscal Year: 2009

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.1LA. Identify behavioral and biological markers that separately, or in combination, accurately identify, before age 2, one or more subtypes of children at risk for developing ASD by 2014. IACC Recommended Budget: $33,300,000 over 5 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Mitochondria and autism Wallace, Douglas; Gargus, Jay; Golomb, Beatrice; Haas, Richard; Naviaux, Robert; Barshop, Bruce University of California, Irvine; University of California, San Diego
Model diagnostic lab for infants at risk for autism Klin, Ami Yale University
Multiplexed suspension arrays to investigate newborn and childhood blood samples for potential immune biomarkers of autism Vogt, Robert Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Neurophysiological indices of risk and outcome in autism Webb, Sara University of Washington
Nonlinguistic vocalizations in autism: Acoustic cry analysis in early infancy Sheinkopf, Stephen Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Oxytocin biology and the social deficits of autism spectrum disorders Parker, Karen Stanford University
Placental vascular tree as biomarker of autism/ASD risk Salafia, Carolyn Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.
Predicting outcome at age 5 of younger siblings of children with ASD Malesa, Elizabeth Vanderbilt University
Prospective study of infants at high risk for autism Chawarska, Katarzyna Yale University
Pupil size and circadian salivary variations in autism spectrum disorder Colombo, John University of Kansas
Signatures of gene expression in autism spectrum disorders Kunkel, Louis Children's Hospital Boston
Social communication phenotype of ASD in the second year Wetherby, Amy Florida State University
Studying the biology and behavior of autism at 1-year: The Well-Baby Check-Up Approach Pierce, Karen University of California, San Diego
Supplement to NIH ACE Network grant: "A longitudinal MRI study of infants at risk for autism" Piven, Joseph University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Temporal coordination of social communicative behaviors in infant siblings of children with autism Parlade, Meaghan University of Pittsburgh
The genetic link between autism and structural cerebellar malformations Millen, Kathleen University of Chicago
The ontogeny of social visual engagement in infants at risk for autism Klin, Ami Yale University
Validation study of atypical dynamic pupillary light reflex as a biomarker for autism Yao, Gang University of Missouri