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Question 1: Objective 4  

Fiscal Year: 2008

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount.1.4 Develop at least five measures of behavioral and/or biological heterogeneity in children or adults with ASD, beyond variation in intellectual disability, that clearly relate to etiology and risk, treatment response and/or outcome by 2015. IACC Recommended Budget: $71,100,000 over 5 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Imitation in autism Bolton, Patrick King's College, London
The early identification of temperament endophenotypes in ASD Bryson, Susan Dalhousie University
Ethnicity and the elucidation of autism endophenotypes Constantino, John Washington University in St. Louis
Early detection and intervention in infants at risk for autism Dawson, Geraldine University of Washington
Integrated function/structure image analysis in autism Duncan, James Yale University
Motor control in young children with autism Hass, Christopher University of Florida
Understanding the cognitive impact of early life epilepsy Jensen, Frances Boston Children's Hospital
Scales, procedures, and intervention programs for estimating the prevalence of childhood disability and autism in Bangladesh Khan, Naila Dhaka Shishu (Children's) Hospital, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health
Autism: Social and communication predictors in siblings Landa, Rebecca Kennedy Krieger Institute
Sleep, neuropsychological, mood, behavior, learning, and developmental problems in children with autism Mayes, Susan Penn State College of Medicine
Emotion, communication, & EEG: Development & risk Messinger, Daniel University of Miami
Automated measurement of facial expression in autism: Deficits in facial nerve function? Messinger, Daniel University of Miami
Language processing in children with 22q11 deletion syndrome and autism Ousley, Opal Emory University
Development of categorization + facial knowledge in low + high functioning autism - NIH Strauss, Mark University of Pittsburgh
Development of categorization and facial knowledge in infants at-risk for autism - AS Strauss, Mark University of Pittsburgh
Clinical and behavioral phenotyping of autism and related disorders Swedo, Susan National Institutes of Health
Executive functioning, theory of mind, and neurodevelopmental outcomes Warren, Zachary Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Temperament, emotional expression, and emotional self-regulation in relation to later ASD diagnosis Wozniak, Robert Bryn Mawr College