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Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC)
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Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC)
 
Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

To study why increased copper in individuals with autism normalizes post zinc therapy in individuals with concurrent GI disease

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Russo, A.J.

Description

Description

This study assesses patients with autism and evaluates GABA, norepinephrine and dopamine levels as they are associated with copper (Cu) and zinc (Zn) levels in plasma. Patients with and without concurrent GI disease are included in the study.

Funder

Funder

Autism Research Institute

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

12435

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2011.0

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. 4SA. Support at least three randomized controlled trials that address co-occurring medical conditions associated with ASD by 2010. IACC Recommended Budget: $13,400,000 over 3 years.

Project Link

Project Link

To study why increased copper in individuals with autism normalizes post zinc therapy in individuals with concurrent GI disease (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Health Research Institute/Pfeiffer Treatment Center

State/Country

State/Country

Illinois

Project Number

Project Number

2011-3

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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