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National randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled vitamin/mineral study  

The study will test a liquid vitamin/mineral supplement for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in a 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Data will be collected on autism symptoms for 300 subjects pre-and post-supplementation. Project Status


Funder Autism Research Institute
Fiscal Year Funding $30,000.00
Project Number 2009-4
Principal Investigator Adams, Jim
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help? (Interventions)
Strategic Plan Objective Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 4SC. Test safety and efficacy of at least five widely used interventions (e.g., nutrition, medications, assisted technologies, sensory integration, medical procedures) that have not been rigorously studied for use in ASD by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $27,800,000 over 5 years.
Federal or Private? Private
Institution Arizona State University
State/Country Arizona
Web Link 1 National randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled vitamin/mineral study (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
Web Link 3 No URL available.
History/Related Projects N/A