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Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II  

This project plans to identify the perinatal maternal risk factors for autism. The study will focus on information derived from the Nurses' Health Study II (NHS II) and follow-up questionnaires to compare 700 cases and 1400 controls to identify maternal risk factors. Project Status
ONGOING

2009

Funder Department of Defense
Fiscal Year Funding $0.00
Project Number AS073184P1
Principal Investigator Santangelo, Susan
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 3: What Caused This To Happen And Can This Be Prevented? (Risk Factors)
Strategic Plan Objective Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 3LC. Determine the effect of at least five environmental factors on the risk for subtypes of ASD in the pre- and early postnatal period of development by 2015. IACC Recommended Budget: $25,100,000 over 7 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Massachusetts General Hospital
State/Country Massachusetts
Web Link 1 Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
Web Link 3 No URL available.
New! History/Related Projects Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | $0.00 | 2009 | AS073184
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | $0.00 | 2009 | AS073184P2
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | $0.00 | 2010 | AS073184P2
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | $0.00 | 2010 | AS073184
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | $0.00 | 2010 | AS073184P1