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Serotonin, corpus callosum, and autism  

The central hypothesis of this study is that abnormal regulation of 5HT during early brain development interferes with myelin formation and the establishment of normal inter-hemispheric connections. The proposed experiments are designed to address this hypothesis by studying anatomical, neurochemical, physiological, and behavioral effects of perinatal citalopram (the most selective SSRI) exposure on rats aged to postnatal days 22 and >90.


Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $327,250.00
Project Number R01MH084194-01
Principal Investigator Lin, Rick
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 Mississippi Medical Center
State/Country Mississippi
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History/Related Projects Serotonin, corpus callosum, and autism | $303,250.00 | 2009 | 5R01MH084194-02
Serotonin, corpus callosum, and autism | $303,250.00 | 2010 | 5R01MH084194-03