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

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Fiscal Year: 2010

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Project Title Principal Investigator Strategic Plan Objective Institution
Autistic traits: Life course & genetic structure Constantino, John Q2.S.G Washington University
A neural model of fronto-parietal mirror neuron system dynamics Contreras-Vidal, Jose Q2.Other University of Maryland
Analysis of brain microstructure in autism using novel diffusion MRI approaches Conturo, Thomas Q2.Other Washington University School of Medicine
ACE Center: Diffusion tensor MRI + histopathology of brain microstructure + fiber pathways Conturo, Thomas Q2.Other University of Pittsburgh
ACE Center: Genetics of serotonin in autism: Neurochemical and clinical endophenotypes Cook, Edwin Q2.S.G University of Illinois at Chicago
Psychobiological investigation of the socioemotional functioning in autism Corbett, Blythe Q2.Other Vanderbilt University
Elucidation and rescue of amygdala abnormalities in the Fmr1 mutant mouse model of fragile X syndrome Corbin, Joshua Q2.S.D George Washington University
CNS toxicity of ambient air pollution: Postnatal exposure to ultrafine particles Cory-Slechta, Deborah Q2.S.A University of Rochester
Gene expression and laminar analyses of pathological cortical patches in autism Courchesne, Eric Q2.Other University of California, San Diego
fMRI studies of neural dysfunction in autistic toddlers Courchesne, Eric Q2.Other University of California, San Diego
Stereological analyses of neuron numbers in frontal cortex from age 3 years to adulthood in autism Courchesne, Eric Q2.Other University of California, San Diego
Synaptic phenotype, development, and plasticity in the fragile X mouse Cox, Charles Q2.S.D University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Early biologic markers for autism Croen, Lisa Q2.S.A Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
Study of anti-neuronal autoantibodies in behavioral and movement disorders Cunningham, Madeleine Q2.S.A University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Neurobiological mechanisms of insistence on sameness in autism D'Cruz, Anna-Maria Q2.Other University of Illinois at Chicago
ACE Center: Structural and chemical brain imaging of autism Dager, Stephen Q2.S.E University of Washington
HSD: Collaborative research: Evolutionary, developmental, and neurobiological sources of moral judgments Damasio, Antonio Q2.Other University of Southern California
Selective disruption of hippocampal dentate granule cells in autism: Impact of PTEN deletion Danzer, Steve Q2.S.E Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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
ACE Center: Mirror neuron and reward circuitry in autism Dapretto, Mirella Q2.Other University of California, Los Angeles
Vaccination with regression study Davis, Robert Q2.S.F Kaiser Permanente Georgia
Study of health outcomes in children with autism and their families Dennen, Taylor Q2.Other The Lewin Group
Review of the literature on selenocysteine metabolism and selenoproteins in autism Deth, Richard Q2.Other Northeastern University School of Pharmacy
Self-injurious behavior: An animal model of an autism endophenotype Devine, Darragh Q2.Other University of Florida
The neural basis of sexually dimorphic brain function De Vries, Geert Q2.S.B University of Massachusetts Amherst