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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
Amygdala structure & biochemistry in adolescents with autism Nacewicz, Brendon Q1.L.B University of Wisconsin - Madison
A longitudinal 3-D MRSI study of infants at high risk for autism Dager, Stephen Q1.L.A University of Washington
ACE Network: A longitudinal MRI study of infants at risk for autism Piven, Joseph Q1.L.A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
ACE Center: The development of the siblings of children with autism: A longitudinal study Sigman, Marian Q1.L.B University of California, Los Angeles
ACE Center: MRI studies of early brain development in autism Courchesne, Eric Q1.L.A University of California, San Diego
ACE Center: Linguistic and social responses to speech in infants at risk for autism Kuhl, Patricia Q1.L.A University of Washington
ACE Center: Integrated Biostatistical and Bioinformatic Analysis Core (IBBAC) Schork, Nicholas Q1.L.A University of California, San Diego
ACE Center: Gaze perception abnormalities in infants with ASD Chawarska, Katarzyna Q1.L.A Yale University
ACE Center: Eye-tracking studies of social engagement Klin, Ami Q1.L.B Yale University
ACE Center: Early detection and intervention in infants at risk for autism Dawson, Geraldine Q1.L.B University of Washington
ACE Center: Clinical Phenotype: Recruitment and Assessment Core Pierce, Karen Q1.L.A University of California, San Diego
ACE Center: Auditory mechanisms of social engagement Paul, Rhea Q1.Other Yale University