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Question 3: What Caused This To Happen And Can This Be Prevented? (Risk Factors)  

Fiscal Year: 2008

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Project Title Principal Investigator Strategic Plan Objective Institution
Neuronal populations related to deficits in social emotions and cognition in autism: A neurobiological and genomics approach Allman, John Q3.8 California Institute of Technology
Anatomy of primate amygdaloid complex Amaral, David Q3.Other University of California, Davis
Maternal risk factors for autism in the Nurses Health Study II – pilot study Ascherio, Alberto Q3.6 Harvard School of Public Health
Orbitofrontal-limbic circuit: Ontogeny and early dysfunction Bachevalier, Jocelyne Q3.Other Emory University
Differential effects of thimerosal on cell division and apoptosis in normal vs. autism spectrum disorder cell lines Baskin, David Q3.1 The Methodist Hospital Houston
Social determinants of the autism epidemic Bearman, Peter Q3.6 Columbia University
The role of the Rett gene, chromosome 15q11-q13, other genes, and epigenetics Beaudet, Arthur Q3.8 Baylor College of Medicine
Studies of postmortem brain searching for epigenetic defects causing autism Beaudet, Arthur Q3.8 Baylor College of Medicine
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 1 Beaudet, Arthur Q3.8 Baylor College of Medicine
DNA methylation and other epigenetic studies of autism brain Beaudet, Arthur Q3.Other Baylor College of Medicine
Core E: Statistical analysis core Beckett, Laurel Q3.Other University of California, Davis
Structural and functional neural correlates of early postnatal deprivation Behen, Michael Q3.Other Wayne State University
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 2 Bernier, Raphael Q3.8 University of Washington
Biomarkers of response to environmental stressors: Measurement of environmental exposures to metals and chemical toxicants Birnbaum, Eva Q3.3 Caldera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Clinical trial: Greater NY Autism Research Center / Citalopram treatment in children Bregman, Joel Q3.3 Feinstein Institute For Medical Research
Multi-registry analyses - data management core Bresnahan, Michaeline Q3.9 Columbia University
Neurobiology of sociability in a mouse model system relevant to autism Brodkin, Edward Q3.8 University of Pennsylvania
Genetic studies of autism susceptibility Brzustowicz, Linda Q3.8 Rutgers University
Identification and functional assessment of autism susceptibility genes - 1 Brzustowicz, Linda Q3.8 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
Family recruitment network - 1 Caronna, Elizabeth Q3.2 Boston Medical Center
Genetic and epigenetic interactions in a mouse model for autism Carpenter, Ellen Q3.Other David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles
Microglia as biosensors and effectors of neurodysfunction Carson, Monica Q3.Other University of California, Riverside
The role of Contactin-associated Protein-like 2 (CNTNAP2) and other novel genes in autism Chakravarti, Aravinda Q3.8 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network - 8 Charles, Jane Q3.9 Medical University of South Carolina
Genome-wide analyses of DNA methylation in autism Chess, Andrew Q3.Other Massachusetts General Hospital