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The functional link between DISC1 and neuroligins: Two genetic factors in the etiology of autism  

This is a study of the potential link between schizophrenia and autism. Project Status
NEW

2009

Funder Department of Defense
Fiscal Year Funding $110,250.00
Project Number AR093542
Principal Investigator Morris, Jill
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening? (Biology)
Strategic Plan Objective New! Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 2SD. Launch three studies that target improved understanding of the underlying biological pathways of genetic conditions related to autism (e.g. Fragile X, Rett syndrome, tuberous sclerosis complex) and how these conditions inform risk assessment and individualized intervention by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $9,000,000 over 5 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago
State/Country Illinois
Web Link 1 The functional link between DISC1 and neuroligins: Two genetic factors in the etiology of autism (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
Web Link 3 No URL available.
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