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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
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 8 Ledbetter, David Emory University
Genomic resources for identifying genes regulating social behavior Young, Larry Emory University
Vasopressin receptors and social attachment Young, Larry Emory University
Dense mapping of candidate regions linked to autistic disorder Gregersen, Peter Feinstein Institute For Medical Research
Exploring the role of CC2D1A in neuronal development and synaptic function Walsh, Christopher Harvard University
Understanding glutamate signaling defects in autism spectrum disorders Wang, Tao Johns Hopkins University
The role of Contactin-associated Protein-like 2 (CNTNAP2) and other novel genes in autism Chakravarti, Aravinda Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
A recurrent genetic cause of autism Gusella, James Massachusetts General Hospital
Genes that deregulate mTOR signaling as candidates for autism spectrum disorders Ramesh, Vijaya Massachusetts General Hospital
Gene finding - 1 Gusella, James Massachusetts General Hospital
Translational genetic studies in familial ASDs Morrow, Eric Massachusetts General Hospital
Comprehensive follow-up of novel autism genetic discoveries Daly, Mark Massachusetts General Hospital
Chromatin remodeling and neuronal differentiation Pazin, Michael National Institutes of Health
Gene silencing in fragile X syndrome Usdin, Karen National Institutes of Health
Autism and SNPs in the IGF pathway Levine, Arnold Princeton University
Identification and functional assessment of autism susceptibility genes - 1 Brzustowicz, Linda Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
Genetic studies of autism susceptibility Brzustowicz, Linda Rutgers University
A California population-based twin study of autism Hallmayer, Joachim Stanford University
Clinical trial: Genomic copy number variation in autism Pomeroy, John Stony Brook University, The State University of New York
The impact of autism specific genomic variations on microRNA gene expression profile Scherer, Stephen The Hospital for Sick Children
Identification and functional assessment of autism susceptibility genes - 3 Vieland, Veronica The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 5 Fombonne, Eric The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
The role of MECP2 in Rett syndrome - Supplement LaSalle, Janine University of California, Davis
Epigenetic etiologies of autism spectrum disorders LaSalle, Janine University of California, Davis
Genotype-phenotype relationships in fragile X families Hagerman, Randi University of California, Davis