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Intranasal oxytocin for the treatment of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)  

This project will determine the effect of oxytocin on social cognition and functional deficits as well as associated features in older children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Project Status
NEW

2009

Funder Department of Defense
Fiscal Year Funding $801,970.00
Project Number AR093387
Principal Investigator Anagnostou, Evdokia
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? Federal
Institution Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
State/Country Canada
Web Link 1 Intranasal oxytocin for the treatment of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
Web Link 3 No URL available.
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