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Early Signs and Biomarkers$21,333,738.17
Fiscal Year: 2010
  

Download 2010 Early Signs and Biomarkers projects (EXCEL)
Projects which use a variety of methods to search for signs of autism in very young children (generally under age 3) that could be used for diagnosis, such as eye-tracking, physiological measures, and autism-specific behavioral patterns are included in this subcategory. More examples include projects investigating metabolic measures, such as the levels of specific chemicals, hormones, or proteins in the blood that could be used as biomarkers of the disorder.
Graph: The four subcategories for research related to Question 1 (Diagnosis) illustrated a heavy focus on identifying Early signs and biomarkers for ASD. Characterizing Symptomology and developing Diagnostic and screening tools also received significant funding (24% and 20%, respectively). The smallest subcategory focused on identifying Intermediate phenotypes and subgroups of people with ASD (9%).
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Project Title Principal Investigator Strategic Plan Objective Institution
ACE Center: Eye-tracking studies of social engagement Klin, Ami Q1.L.B Yale University
Perception of social and physical contingencies in infants with ASD Klin, Ami Q1.L.B Yale University
Identification of lipid biomarkers for autism Kang, Jing Q1.L.A Massachusetts General Hospital
Metabolic biomarkers of autism: Predictive potential and genetic susceptibility James, Sandra Q1.L.A Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Early identification of autism: A prospective study Iverson, Jana Q1.L.A University of Pittsburgh
A prospective multi-system evaluation of infants at risk for autism Herbert, Martha Q1.L.B Massachusetts General Hospital
Misregulation of BDNF in autism spectrum disorders Hempstead, Barbara Q1.L.A Weill Cornell Medical College
Defining high and low risk expression of emotion in infants at risk for autism Hannigen, Sarah Q1.L.A University of Pittsburgh
Receptive vocabulary knowledge in low-functioning autism as assessed by eye movements, pupillary dilation, and event-related potentials Gordon, Barry Q1.L.C Johns Hopkins University
Social and statistical mechanisms of prelinguistic vocal development Goldstein, Michael Q1.Other Cornell University
Early language development within the autism spectrum (supplement) Ellis-Weismer, Susan Q1.L.C University of Wisconsin - Madison
Early language development within the autism spectrum Ellis-Weismer, Susan Q1.L.C University of Wisconsin - Madison
Early language development within the autism spectrum (supplement) Ellis-Weismer, Susan Q1.L.C University of Wisconsin - Madison
The emergence of emotion regulation in children at-risk for autism spectrum disorder Ekas, Naomi Q1.L.A University of Miami
Extraction of functional subnetworks in autism using multimodal MRI Duncan, James; Syaib, Lawrence; Pelphrey, Kevin Q1.L.B Yale University
Are autism spectrum disorders associated with leaky-gut at an early critical period in development? Dobkins, Karen; Schmid-Schoenbein, Geert Q1.L.A University of California, San Diego
Development of neural pathways in infants at risk for autism spectrum disorders (supplement) Dobkins, Karen Q1.L.A University of California, San Diego
Development of neural pathways in infants at risk for autism spectrum disorders Dobkins, Karen Q1.L.A University of California, San Diego
Translational developmental neuroscience of autism Di Martino, Adriana Q1.L.B New York University School of Medicine
Emotion-modulated psychophysiology of autism spectrum disorders Dichter, Gabriel; Benning, Stephen Q1.Other University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
ACE Center: Early detection and intervention in infants at risk for autism Dawson, Geraldine Q1.L.B University of Washington
A longitudinal 3-D MRSI study of infants at high risk for autism Dager, Stephen Q1.L.A University of Washington
ACE Center: MRI studies of early brain development in autism Courchesne, Eric Q1.L.A University of California, San Diego
Developmental characteristics of MRI diffusion tensor pathway changes in autism Conturo, Thomas Q1.L.A Washington University
Pupil size and circadian salivary variations in autism spectrum disorder Colombo, John Q1.L.A University of Kansas