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Neurobiology of sociability in a mouse model system relevant to autism  

Developmental variations in social behaviors and brain growth have been relatively understudied in mouse models, but such studies are needed, given the importance of developmental variations in autism. This research will use the BALB/c and C57BL/6J mouse strains to carry out developmental studies of social behaviors, including detailed analyses of social behaviors that are relevant to autism. Researchers will also evaluate possible links among social behavior and brain development endophenotypes relevant to autism.

2008

Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $354,375.00
Project Number R01MH080718-02
Principal Investigator Brodkin, Edward
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 University of Pennsylvania
State/Country Pennsylvania
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Neurobiology of sociability in a mouse model system relevant to autism | $354,375.00 | 2009 | 5R01MH080718-03
Neurobiology of sociability in a mouse model system relevant to autism (supplement) | $175,927.00 | 2009 | 3R01MH080718-03S1