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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Etiology of sleep disorders in ASD: Role of inflammatory cytokines

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Mong, Jessica

Description

Description

This project will test the prediction that increased levels of proinflammatory cytokines are present in a rat model of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and study to see if these cytokines underlie the dysregulation of sleep patterns.

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 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 2SE. Launch three studies that target the underlying biological mechanisms of co-occurring conditions with autism including seizures/epilepsy, sleep disorders and familial autoimmune disorders by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $9,000,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

Etiology of sleep disorders in ASD: Role of inflammatory cytokines (External web link)

Institution

Institution

University of Maryland, Baltimore

State/Country

State/Country

Maryland

Project Number

Project Number

AR080087

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Etiology of sleep disorders in ASD: Role of inflammatory cytokines | 0 | 2010 | AR080087
Etiology of sleep disorders in ASD: Role of inflammatory cytokines | 112500 | 2008 | AR080087
Etiology of sleep disorders in ASD: Role of inflammatory cytokines | 0 | 2011 | AR080087

 
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