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An investigation on the potential harmful effects of mercury in the nonhuman primate  

An investigation into the effect of mercury on neurons, astrocytes, and microglia on the central nervous system of the nonhuman primate. Project Status
ONGOING

2010

Funder Coalition for SafeMinds
Fiscal Year Funding $15,900.00
Current Award Period 2005-2010
Project Number 2010-05
Principal Investigator Burbacher, Thomas
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. 3SF. Initiate studies on at least 10 environmental factors identified in the recommendations from the 2007 IOM report "Autism and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for Research" as potential causes of ASD by 2012. Estimated cost $56,000,000 over 2 years.
Federal or Private? Private
Institution University of Washington
State/Country Washington
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