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RNA expression patterns in autism  

This proposal offers a novel approach aimed at unraveling the genetic mechanisms, improving diagnosis, deciphering the interplay between environment and genetics, and developing rational approaches to therapy.


Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $734,842.00
Project Number R01MH085143-01
Principal Investigator Kunkel, Louis
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. 3.2 Coordinate and implement the inclusion of approximately 20,000 subjects for genome-wide association studies, as well as a sample of 1,200 for sequencing studies to examine more than 50 candidate genes by 2011. IACC Recommended Budget: $43,700,000 over 4 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Boston Children's Hospital
State/Country Massachusetts
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History/Related Projects RNA expression patterns in autism | $739,224.00 | 2009 | 5R01MH085143-02
RNA expression patterns in autism | $706,052.00 | 2010 | 5R01MH085143-03