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Studying the biology and behavior of autism at 1-year: The well-baby check-up appointment  

The aim of this study is for successful identification of biological and behavioral features of autism at 12 months of age. In one study, to address the important question of immunological abnormality in autism early in life, researchers will use state- of-the-art methods to assay plasma levels of specific immune significant cytokines and growth factors. In the second study, to address important questions about early social interest and orienting abnormalities in autism, they will use a quantitative experimental procedure for investigating social preference behavior and eye gaze patterns.


Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $237,015.00
Project Number R01MH080134-01A1
Principal Investigator Pierce, Karen
Strategic Plan Question Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening? (Biology)
Strategic Plan Objective 2O. Not specific to Question 2 objectives
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution University of California, San Diego
State/Country California
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