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Project Title

Project Title

Research project about a potential infectious origin of autism

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Montagnier, Luc

Description

Description

This study will examine previously undetected pathogens that may be present in the peripheral blood of children with ASD and determine whether the type and/or amount of the pathogens are correlated with the severity of the symptoms and behaviors commonly associated with autism.

Funder

Funder

Autism Research Institute

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

40000

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2010-2012

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. 3SE. Support at least two studies to determine if there are subpopulations that are more susceptible to environmental exposures (e.g., immune challenges related to infections, vaccinations, or underlying autoimmune problems) by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $8,000,000 over 2 years.

Project Link

Project Link

Research project about a potential infectious origin of autism (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Institut de Recherche Luc Montagnier

State/Country

State/Country

France

Project Number

Project Number

2010-5

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Private

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Research project about a potential infectious origin of autism | 0 | 2011 | 2010-13
Research project about a potential infectious origin of autism | 0 | 2012 | 2010-5
Research project about a potential infectious origin of autism | 0 | 2013 | 2010-5

 
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