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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

National randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled vitamin/mineral study

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Adams, Jim

Description

Description

The study will test a liquid vitamin/mineral supplement for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in a 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Data will be collected on autism symptoms for 300 subjects pre-and post-supplementation.

Funder

Funder

Autism Research Institute

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

30000

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

na

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 4SC. Test safety and efficacy of at least five widely used interventions (e.g., nutrition, medications, assisted technologies, sensory integration, medical procedures) that have not been rigorously studied for use in ASD by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $27,800,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

National randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled vitamin/mineral study (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Arizona State University

State/Country

State/Country

Arizona

Project Number

Project Number

2009-4

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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