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A California population-based twin study of autism  

The proposed study will be the largest population-based study of twins with autism. This unique sample will enable researchers to be able to unravel the relationship between genes and environment as it pertains to the cognitive impairments and the clinical symptoms seen in children with autism spectrum disorders.


Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $516,910.00
Project Number R01MH067005-05
Principal Investigator Hallmayer, Joachim
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 Stanford University
State/Country California
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