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Does thimerosal elicit a hormetic response?  

An investigation to determine if thimerosal elicits a hormetic response in lymphoblasts from individuals with autism spectrum disorders compared to controls. Project Status


Funder Coalition for SafeMinds
Fiscal Year Funding $6,275.00
Current Award Period 2010-2011
Project Number 2010-01
Principal Investigator Deth, Richard
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 3: What Caused This To Happen And Can This Be Prevented? (Causes)
Subcategory Environment
Strategic Plan Objective Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 3SE. Support at least two studies to determine if there are subpopulations that are more susceptible to environmental exposures (e.g., immune challenges related to infections, vaccinations, or underlying autoimmune problems) by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $8,000,000 over 2 years.
Federal or Private? Private
Institution Northeastern University
State/Country Massachusetts
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History/Related Projects N/A