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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
Development of brain connectivity in autism Castellanos, Francisco Xavier; Lord, Catherine Q2.Other New York University School of Medicine; University of Michigan
Characterization of the pathological and biochemical markers that correlate to the clinical features of autism Chauhan, Abha Q2.Other Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.
Cortical mechanisms underlying visual motion processing impairments in autism Chen, Yue Q2.Other Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital
Autism-specific mutation in DACT1: Impact on brain development in a mouse model Cheyette, Benjamin Q2.Other University of California, San Francisco
The neural correlates of transient and sustained executive control in children with autism spectrum disorder Christ, Shawn Q2.Other University of Missouri
Neuroligins and neurexins as autism candidate genes: Study of their association in synaptic connectivity Comoletti, Davide Q2.Other University of California, San Diego
Cellular characterization of Caspr2 Comoletti, Davide Q2.Other University of California, San Diego
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
Psychobiological investigation of the socioemotional functioning in autism Corbett, Blythe Q2.Other Vanderbilt University
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
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
Neurobiological mechanisms of insistence on sameness in autism D'Cruz, Anna-Maria Q2.Other University of Illinois at Chicago
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
Connectivity of anterior cingulate cortex networks in autism Di Martino, Adriana Q2.Other New York University School of Medicine
Molecular mechanisms regulating synaptic strength DiAntonio, Aaron Q2.Other Washington University
Evaluation of sleep disturbance in children with ASD Dixon, Dennis Q2.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Description and assessment of sensory abnormalities in ASD Dixon, Dennis Q2.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
The neural substrates of repetitive behaviors in autism Dominick, Kelli Q2.Other Boston University Medical Campus
SGER: Learning and representation of cortical similarity of faces in individuals with autistic spectrum disorder Hanson, Stephen Q2.Other Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Newark
MRI: Acquisition of a high-density electrophysiology laboratory for intercollegiate research and training in cognitive neuroscience Hartley, Alan Q2.Other Scripps College