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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

An investigation on the potential harmful effects of mercury in the nonhuman primate

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Burbacher, Thomas

Description

Description

An investigation into the effect of mercury on neurons, astrocytes, and microglia on the central nervous system of the nonhuman primate.

Funder

Funder

Coalition for SafeMinds

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

15900

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2005-2010

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. 3SF. Initiate studies on at least 10 environmental factors identified in the recommendations from the 2007 IOM report "Autism and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for Research" as potential causes of ASD by 2012. Estimated cost $56,000,000 over 2 years.

Project Link

Project Link

No link available.

Institution

Institution

University of Washington

State/Country

State/Country

Washington

Project Number

Project Number

2010-05

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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