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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

University of Washington Clinical Site Network Pilot for the National Autism Cohort

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Bernier, Raphael

Description

Description

The National Autism Cohort (now called SPARK) is a national effort to recruit and retain 50,000 families with at least one individual on the autism spectrum, to collect DNA samples for genetic analysis, and to make these families available for studies by the autism research community at large. There are 21 clinical sites participating in the recruitment effort, and the three sites listed above were involved in the pilot phase of the project, before the official national launch.

Funder

Funder

Simons Foundation

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

37500

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

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 3LB. Identify genetic risk factors in at least 50% of people with ASD by 2014. IACC Recommended Budget: $33,900,000 over 6 years.

Project Link

Project Link

University of Washington Clinical Site Network Pilot for the National Autism Cohort (External web link)

Institution

Institution

University of Washington

State/Country

State/Country

Washington

Project Number

Project Number

399688

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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