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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Quantifying Offspring ASD Risk for Unaffect Sisters of Males with ASD

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Marrus, Natasha

Description

Description

Many parents of children with autism ask about the probabability of their undiagnosed daighters having a child with autism. Researchers will use the Interactive Autism Network (IAN) to examine symptom profiles and recurrence in children of these sisters, and launch a new phase of studying risk factors for ASD using IAN.

Funder

Funder

Autism Science Foundation

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

35000

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2015-2016

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 3: What Caused This To Happen And Can This Be Prevented?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 3SC. Initiate efforts to expand existing large case-control and other studies to enhance capabilities for targeted gene – environment research by 2011. IACC Recommended Budget: $27,800,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

Quantifying Offspring ASD Risk for Unaffect Sisters of Males with ASD (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Washington University in St. Louis

State/Country

State/Country

Missouri

Project Number

Project Number

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Private

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

N/A

 
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