Project Detail
Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) logo
Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC) logo

Understanding repetitive behavior in autism  

This project researches the effects of risperidone on repetitive behaviors in children as well as the mediators of these effects by using functional magnetic resonance spectroscopy (fMRI) to identify functional patterns that differentiate treated and non-treated children with autism.

2008

Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $327,738.00
Project Number P50HD055784-02
Principal Investigator McCracken, James
Strategic Plan Question Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help? (Interventions)
Strategic Plan Objective Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 4.8 Complete at least three randomized controlled trials on medications targeting core symptoms in people with ASD of all ages by 2014. IACC Recommended Budget: $22,200,000 over 5 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution University of California, Los Angeles
State/Country California
Web Link 1 No URL available.
Web Link 2 No URL available.
Web Link 3 No URL available.
New! History/Related Projects ACE Center: Understanding repetitive behavior in autism | $326,665.00 | 2010 | 5P50HD055784-04
ACE Center: Understanding repetitive behavior in autism | $330,198.00 | 2009 | 5P50HD055784-03
ACE Center: Understanding repetitive behavior in autism (supplement) | $55,094.00 | 2009 | 3P50HD055784-03S1