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Understanding the cognitive impact of early life epilepsy  

The present proposal extends our work to determine whether these mechanisms (impact of early life seizures on brain development and epileptogenesis) also induce alterations that could lead to cognitive dysfunction manifesting in early life, such as autism.

2008

Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $845,000.00
Project Number DP1OD003347-02
Principal Investigator Jensen, Frances
Strategic Plan Question Question 1: When Should I Be Concerned? (Diagnosis)
Strategic Plan Objective Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 1.4 Develop at least five measures of behavioral and/or biological heterogeneity in children or adults with ASD, beyond variation in intellectual disability, that clearly relate to etiology and risk, treatment response and/or outcome by 2015. IACC Recommended Budget: $71,100,000 over 5 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Boston Children's Hospital
State/Country Massachusetts
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Understanding the cognitive impact of early life epilepsy | $845,000.00 | 2009 | 5DP1OD003347-03