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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Does thimerosal elicit a hormetic response?

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Deth, Richard

Description

Description

An investigation to determine if thimerosal elicits a hormetic response in lymphoblasts from individuals with autism spectrum disorders compared to controls.

Funder

Funder

Coalition for SafeMinds

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

6275

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2010-2011

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

No link available.

Institution

Institution

Northeastern University

State/Country

State/Country

Massachusetts

Project Number

Project Number

2010-01

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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