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Complementary, Dietary, and Alternative$377,078.00
Fiscal Year: 2010
  

Download 2010 Complementary, Dietary, and Alternative projects (EXCEL)
This subcategory includes research on acupressure; acupuncture; antioxidants; cholesterol supplementation; glutathione metabolism; nutritional supplements, vitamins, and minerals; probiotics; and special diets (e.g., gluten-free, casein-free).
Graph: The subcategories for Question 4 illustrate the many approaches to treatments and interventions supported by autism research funders. The largest amount of funding supported projects to develop Model systems and therapeutic targets (35%), followed by research on Behavioral interventions (29%). Medical/Pharmacologic interventions received 16% of funding, classroom-based interventions (Educational) received 10% of funding, and Technology-based interventions and supports received 7% of funding. The subcategories with the smallest amounts of funding included Occupational, physical, and sensory-based (2%) and Complementary, dietary, and alternative (1%).
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Project Title Principal Investigator Strategic Plan Objective Institution
Folate rechallenge: A pilot study Beaudet, Arthur Q4.S.C Baylor College of Medicine
Safety and efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine for autism spectrum disorders Bent, Stephen Q4.S.C University of California, San Francisco
A randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study of fatty acid supplementation in autism Carpenter, Laura Q4.S.C Medical University of South Carolina
Parents and professionals attitudes to dietary interventions in ASD (PADIA) Le Couteur, Ann Q4.S.C Newcastle University
Double masked placebo controlled trial of cholesterol in hypocholesterolemic ASD Tierney, Elaine Q4.S.C Kennedy Krieger Institute
Acupressure and acupuncture as an intervention with children with autism Warren, Lana Q4.S.C Kennedy Krieger Institute
Double-blind placebo controlled trial of subcutaneous methyl B12 on behavioral and metabolic measures in children with autism Hendren, Robert Q4.S.C University of California, Davis
Probiotics and vitamin D in ASD Stubbs, Gene Q4.S.C Autism Research and Resources of Oregon (ARRO)