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Etiology of sleep disorders in ASD: Role of inflammatory cytokines  

This project will test the prediction that increased levels of proinflammatory cytokines are present in a rat model of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and study to see if these cytokines underlie the dysregulation of sleep patterns. Project Status
ONGOING

2009

Funder Department of Defense
Fiscal Year Funding $0.00
Project Number AR080087
Principal Investigator Mong, Jessica
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening? (Biology)
Strategic Plan Objective New! Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 2SE. Launch three studies that target the underlying biological mechanisms of co-occurring conditions with autism including seizures/epilepsy, sleep disorders and familial autoimmune disorders by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $9,000,000 over 5 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution University of Maryland, Baltimore
State/Country Maryland
Web Link 1 Etiology of sleep disorders in ASD: Role of inflammatory cytokines (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
Web Link 3 No URL available.
New! History/Related Projects Etiology of sleep disorders in ASD: Role of inflammatory cytokines | $0.00 | 2010 | AR080087
Etiology of sleep disorders in ASD: Role of inflammatory cytokines | $112,500.00 | 2008 | AR080087