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Central vasopressin receptors and affiliation  

This proposal focuses on the role of the vasopressin V1a receptor (V1aR) in generating diversity in social behaviors in an animal model and humans. The V1aR plays a critical regulatory role in several behaviors in the social domain, including social recognition, parental care, and social bonding.


Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $364,358.00
Project Number R01MH056897-12
Principal Investigator Young, Larry
Strategic Plan Question Question 3: What Caused This To Happen And Can This Be Prevented? (Risk Factors)
Strategic Plan Objective Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 3.8 Identify genetic risk factors in at least 50% of people with ASD by 2014. IACC Recommended Budget: $33,900,000 over 6 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Emory University
State/Country Georgia
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History/Related Projects Central vasopressin receptors and affiliation | $364,425.00 | 2010 | 5R01MH056897-14
Central vasopressin receptors and affiliation | $363,959.00 | 2009 | 5R01MH056897-13