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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Omega 3 fatty acids in the treatment of children with autism spectrum disorders

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Novotny, Sherie

Description

Description

This study will provide preliminary data on the impact of omega 3 fatty acids on the various aspects of autism. These aims will be achieved through a double-blind placebo-controlled parallel clinical trial of 60 child or adolescent outpatients, comparing omega 3 fatty acids and placebo as adjuncts in the treatment of autistic disorder for 12 weeks of treatment.

Funder

Funder

National Institutes of Health

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

221956

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

na

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 4.6 Test safety and efficacy of at least five widely used interventions (e.g., nutrition, medications, medical procedures) that have not been rigorously studied for use in ASD by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $27,800,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

No link available.

Institution

Institution

University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

State/Country

State/Country

New Jersey

Project Number

Project Number

R21AT002927-03

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

N/A

 
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