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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Ascherio, Alberto

Description

Description

This project plans to identify the perinatal maternal risk factors for autism. The study will focus on information derived from the Nurses' Health Study II (NHS II) and follow-up questionnaires to compare 700 cases and 1400 controls to identify maternal risk factors.

Funder

Funder

Department of Defense

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

0

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

na

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. 3LC. Determine the effect of at least five environmental factors on the risk for subtypes of ASD in the pre- and early postnatal period of development by 2015. IACC Recommended Budget: $25,100,000 over 7 years.

Project Link

Project Link

Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Harvard University

State/Country

State/Country

Massachusetts

Project Number

Project Number

AS073184

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | 0 | 2009 | AS073184P1
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | 0 | 2009 | AS073184P2
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | 0 | 2010 | AS073184P2
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | 0 | 2010 | AS073184
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | 0 | 2010 | AS073184P1
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | 0 | 2011 | AS073184
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | 0 | 2011 | AS073184P1
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | 0 | 2011 | AS073184P2
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | 0 | 2012 | AS073184
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | 0 | 2012 | AS073184P1
Maternal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders in children of the Nurses' Health Study II | 0 | 2012 | AS073184P2

 
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