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Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening? (Biology)  

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Fiscal Year: 2008

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Project Title Principal Investigator Strategic Plan Objective Institution
Markers of inflammation and oxidative damage Chauhan, Abha Q2.2 Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.
Oxidative stress and immune response in autism Chauhan, Abha Q2.5 New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities
Cortical mechanisms underlying visual motion processing impairments in autism Chen, Yue Q2.5 Harvard Medical School
Attentional abnormalities in autism: An electronphysiological study of the basal forebrain and central nucleus of the amygdala Chiba, Andrew Q2.Other University of California, San Diego
The neural correlates of transient and sustained executive control in children with autism spectrum disorder Christ, Shawn Q2.5 University of Missouri
Statistics and research design core Cicchetti, Domenick Q2.Other Yale University
Molecular basis of autism associated with human adenylosuccinate lyase gene defects Colman, Roberta Q2.Other University of Delaware
Neuroligins and neurexins as autism candidate genes: Study of their association in synaptic connectivity Comoletti, Davide Q2.Other University of California, San Diego
Brain circuitry in simplex autism Constantino, John Q2.Other Washington University in St. Louis
Analysis of brain microstructure in autism using novel diffusion MRI approaches Conturo, Thomas Q2.5 Washington University School of Medicine
Diffusion tensor MRI + histopathology of brain microstructure + fiber pathways Conturo, Thomas Q2.Other University of Pittsburgh
The role of the amygdala in autism Corbett, Blythe Q2.Other University of California, Davis
Collaborative neuropathology workgroup: A comprehensive multilevel analysis of frontal lobe microstructure in autism Courchesne, Eric Q2.5 University of California, San Diego
Stereological analyses of neuron numbers in frontal cortex from age 3 years to adulthood in autism Courchesne, Eric Q2.5 University of California, San Diego
FMRI studies of neural dysfunction in autistic toddlers Courchesne, Eric Q2.Other University of California, San Diego
Restricted and repetitive behaviors in young children with autism Cuccaro, Michael Q2.5 Duke University
Structural and chemical brain imaging of autism Dager, Stephen Q2.Other University of Washington
Epstein-Barr virus research Dahlstrom, Anders Q2.Other Pediatric Gastrointestinal Association
Face processing and brain function associated with autistic symptoms in fragile X Dalton, Kim Q2.Other University of Wisconsin - Madison
Mirror neuron and reward circuitry in autism Dapretto, Mirella Q2.Other University of California, Los Angeles
A combined fMRI-TMS study on the role of the mirror neuron system in social cognition: Moving beyond correlational evidence Dapretto, Mirella Q2.Other University of California, Los Angeles
Presence of clostridia in children with and without ASD Dixon, Dennis Q2.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Evaluation of sleep disturbance in children with ASD Dixon, Dennis Q2.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Description and assessment of sensory abnormalities in ASD Dixon, Dennis Q2.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Development of neural pathways in infants at risk for autism spectrum disorders Dobkins, Karen Q2.Other University of California, San Diego