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Family/Genetic study of autism  

The purpose of the current study is to identify subgroups within autism spectrum disorders (ASD), according to symptom presentation, for the purposes of creating homogeneity in samples for genetic and proteomic studies. All samples collected will be contributed to Autism Genetic Research Exchange (AGRE), a national repository for autism. Project Status
ONGOING

2010

Funder Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center
Fiscal Year Funding $70,000.00
Current Award Period 2005-2013
Project Number n/a
Principal Investigator Smith, Christopher
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 1: When Should I Be Concerned? (Diagnosis)
Subcategory Intermediate Phenotypes/Subgroups
Strategic Plan Objective Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 1LA. Identify behavioral and biological markers that separately, or in combination, accurately identify, before age 2, one or more subtypes of children at risk for developing ASD, and evaluate whether these risk markers or profiles can improve early identification through heightened developmental monitoring and screening by 2014. IACC Recommended Budget: $33,300,000 over 5 years.
Federal or Private? Private
Institution Southwestern Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC)
State/Country Arizona
Web Link 1 Family/Genetic study of autism (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
Web Link 3 No URL available.
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