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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
Infants at risk of autism: A longitudinal study Ozonoff, Sally University of California, Davis
Oxytocin biology and the social deficits of autism spectrum disorders Parker, Karen Stanford University
Temporal coordination of social communicative behaviors in infant siblings of children with autism Parlade, Meaghan University of Pittsburgh
Studying the biology and behavior of autism at 1-year: The Well-Baby Check-Up Approach Pierce, Karen University of California, San Diego
ACE Center: Clinical Phenotype: Recruitment and Assessment Core 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
ACE Network: A longitudinal MRI study of infants at risk for autism Piven, Joseph University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Placental vascular tree as biomarker of autism/ASD risk Salafia, Carolyn Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.
ACE Center: Integrated Biostatistical and Bioinformatic Analysis Core (IBBAC) Schork, Nicholas University of California, San Diego
Nonlinguistic vocalizations in autism: Acoustic cry analysis in early infancy Sheinkopf, Stephen Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Family/Genetic study of autism Smith, Christopher Southwestern Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC)
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)
Mitochondria and autism Wallace, Douglas; Gargus, Jay; Golomb, Beatrice; Haas, Richard; Naviaux, Robert; Barshop, Bruce University of California, Irvine; University of California, San Diego
Neurophysiological indices of risk and outcome in autism Webb, Sara University of Washington
Social communication phenotype of ASD in the second year Wetherby, Amy Florida State University
Abnormal vestibulo-ocular reflexes in autism: A potential endophenotype White, Keith University of Florida
Identifying gastrointestinal (GI) conditions in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) Winter, Harland Harvard Medical School
Validation study of atypical dynamic pupillary light reflex as a biomarker for autism Yao, Gang University of Missouri