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Medical/Pharmacologic$10,960,296.00
Fiscal Year: 2010
  

Download 2010 Medical/Pharmacologic projects (EXCEL)
This subcategory includes research on drugs (e.g., antidepressants, anticonvulsants, antipsychotics, anxiolytics, melatonin, and stimulants) to treat autism and its co-occurring conditions, as well as medical therapies such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).
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
Targeted pharmacologic interventions for autism McDougle, Christopher Q4.L.C Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
The effects of oxytocin on complex social cognition in autism spectrum disorders Bartz, Jennifer Q4.L.A Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Treatment of sleep problems in children with autism spectrum disorder with melatonin: A double-blind, placebo-controlled study Hopkins, Bobbi Q4.S.A Baylor College of Medicine
Treatment of sleep problems in children with autism spectrum disorder with melatonin: A double-blind, placebo-controlled study Hopkins, Bobbi Q4.S.A Baylor College of Medicine
Trial of a glutamate antagonist in the treatment of OCD and autistic disorders Swedo, Susan Q4.L.A National Institutes of Health