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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

The neural basis of sexually dimorphic brain function

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

De Vries, Geert

Description

Description

Behavioral disorders that manifest themselves during development, such as autism spectrum disorders, are often more common and severe in boys than in girls. Sexual differentiation of the brain likely contributes to these differences. This research explores the behavioral consequences of neural sex differences in juvenile rats.

Funder

Funder

National Institutes of Health

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

349395

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

na

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 2SB. Launch three studies that specifically focus on the neurodevelopment of females with ASD, spanning basic to clinical research on sex differences by 2011. IACC Recommended Budget: $8,900,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

The neural basis of sexually dimorphic brain function (External web link)

Institution

Institution

University of Massachusetts Amherst

State/Country

State/Country

Massachusetts

Project Number

Project Number

2R01MH047538-14A1

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

The neural basis of sexually dimorphic brain function | 343502 | 2010 | 5R01MH047538-15

 
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