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Question 3: Objective 8  

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
Autism Genome Project (AGP) Shih, Andy Autism Speaks
Determining the genetic basis of autism by hi-resolution analysis of copy number Sebat, Jonathan Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
The impact of autism specific genomic variations on microRNA gene expression profile Scherer, Stephen The Hospital for Sick Children
Proteomics in Drosophila to identify autism candidate substrates of UBE3A Reiter, Lawrence University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Genes that deregulate mTOR signaling as candidates for autism spectrum disorders Ramesh, Vijaya Massachusetts General Hospital
Clinical trial: Genomic copy number variation in autism Pomeroy, John Stony Brook University, The State University of New York
Neural circuitry of social cognition in the broad autism phenotype Piven, Joseph University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
A molecular genetic study of autism and related phenotypes in extended pedigrees Piven, Joseph University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 11 Peterson, Bradley Columbia University
Genetic studies in autism on chromosome 7 Pericak-Vance, Margaret Duke University
Clinical and bioinformatics core Pericak-Vance, Margaret Duke University
Molecular analysis core Pericak-Vance, Margaret Duke University
Chromatin remodeling and neuronal differentiation Pazin, Michael National Institutes of Health
Translational genetic studies in familial ASDs Morrow, Eric Massachusetts General Hospital
Identifying and understanding the action of autism susceptibility genes Monaco, Anthony University of Oxford
Identification and functional assessment of autism susceptibity genes - 2 Millonig, James University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 10 Miles, Judith University of Missouri
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 9 Lord, Catherine University of Michigan
Autism and SNPs in the IGF pathway Levine, Arnold Princeton University
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 8 Ledbetter, David Emory University
The role of MECP2 in Rett syndrome LaSalle, Janine University of California, Davis
Epigenetic etiologies of autism spectrum disorders LaSalle, Janine University of California, Davis
The role of MECP2 in Rett syndrome - Supplement LaSalle, Janine University of California, Davis
Center for genomic and phenomic studies in autism Lajonchere, Clara University of Southern California
Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) Lajonchere, Clara Autism Speaks