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Project Title

Project Title

MRI studies of early brain development in autism

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Courchesne, Eric

Description

Description

Early brain overgrowth is a recently identified, but not yet directly measured, phenomenon in autism. growth. This research will identify early brain growth biomarkers in ASD by longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of infants at risk for ASD, infants at risk for developmental delay, and typical infants at 12 and 24 months.

Funder

Funder

National Institutes of Health

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

362075

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

na

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 1: When Should I Be Concerned?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 1.3 Identify a panel of biomarkers that separately, or in combination with behavioral measures, accurately identify, before age 2, one or more subtypes of children at risk for developing ASD by 2014. IACC Recommended Budget: $33,300,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

No link available.

Institution

Institution

University of California, San Diego

State/Country

State/Country

California

Project Number

Project Number

P50MH081755-02

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

ACE Center: MRI studies of early brain development in autism | 364247 | 2010 | 5P50MH081755-04
ACE Center: MRI studies of early brain development in autism | 365830 | 2009 | 5P50MH081755-03

 
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