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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.

Download 2009 Question 1: Long-term Objective A projects (EXCEL)
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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Signatures of gene expression in autism spectrum disorders Kunkel, Louis Children's Hospital Boston
ACE Center: Linguistic and social responses to speech in infants at risk for autism Kuhl, Patricia University of Washington
Model diagnostic lab for infants at risk for autism Klin, Ami Yale University
The ontogeny of social visual engagement in infants at risk for autism Klin, Ami Yale University
ACE Center: Assessment Core Klin, Ami Yale University
Identification of lipid biomarkers for autism Kang, Jing Massachusetts General Hospital
Metabolic biomarkers of autism: Predictive potential and genetic susceptibility James, Sandra Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Early identification of autism: A prospective study Iverson, Jana University of Pittsburgh
Misregulation of BDNF in autism spectrum disorders Hempstead, Barbara Weill Cornell Medical College
ACE Center: Data Management and Analysis Core Grigorenko, Elena Yale University
ACE Center: Administrative Core Eichenbaum, Howard University of California, San Diego
Development of neural pathways in infants at risk for autism spectrum disorders Dobkins, Karen University of California, San Diego
A longitudinal 3-D MRSI study of infants at high risk for autism Dager, Stephen University of Washington
ACE Center: MRI studies of early brain development in autism Courchesne, Eric University of California, San Diego
Pupil size and circadian salivary variations in autism spectrum disorder Colombo, John University of Kansas
ACE Center: Gaze perception abnormalities in infants with ASD Chawarska, Katarzyna Yale University
Prospective study of infants at high risk for autism Chawarska, Katarzyna Yale University
Biomarkers for autism and for gastrointestinal and sleep problems in autism Anderson, George Yale University