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Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC)
Autism Research Database
Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC)
 
Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Environmentally induced oxidative stress and altered local brain thyroid horomone metabolism: relevance to autism?

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Sajdel-Sulkowski, Elizabeth

Description

Description

An investigation to determine if exposure to maternal infection or thimerosal results in impaired cerebellar function, oxidative stress, and altered thyroid horomone metabolism in an animal model.

Funder

Funder

Coalition for SafeMinds

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

25000

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2010-2012

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. 2SA. Support at least four research projects to identify mechanisms of fever, metabolic and/or immune system interactions with the central nervous system that may influence ASD during prenatal-postnatal life by 2010. IACC Recommended Budget: $9,800,000 over 4 years. (Fever studies to be started by 2012.)

Project Link

Project Link

No link available.

Institution

Institution

Harvard Medical School; Brigham and Women's Hospital

State/Country

State/Country

Massachusetts

Project Number

Project Number

2010-02

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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