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Question 2: Short-term Objective A  

Fiscal Year: 2009

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.2SA. Support at least four research projects to identify mechanisms of metabolic and/or immune system interactions with the central nervous system that may underlie the development of ASD during prenatal-postnatal life by 2010. IACC Funding Budget: $9,800,000 over 4 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Redox abnormalities as a vulnerability phenotype for autism and related alterations in CNS development Noble, Mark University of Rochester
Regulation of inflammatory Th17 cells in autism spectrum disorder Littman, Dan New York University School of Medicine
Relationship between celiac disease and autism Russo, A.J. Health Research Institute
Repository for tissues from children with and without autism Kushak, Rafail Massachusetts General Hospital
The pathogenesis of autism: Maternal antibody exposure in the fetal brain Diamond, Betty The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research