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Project Title

Project Title

Epileptiform discharges and its relation to cognition and behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Barnes, Gregory

Description

Description

Part of the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P network). The study proposed to test putative links between interictal epileptiform discharges, sleep, and behavior/cognition in 60 children ages 3 to 7 years old. Although this project did not directly examine biologic mechanisms, it does provide some insight into potential explanations for varying behavior.

Funder

Funder

Health Resources and Services Administration

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

206475

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2010-2012

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 2SE. Launch three studies that target the underlying biological mechanisms of co-occurring conditions with autism, including seizures/epilepsy, sleep disorders, wandering/elopement behavior, and familial autoimmune disorders, by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $9,000,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

No link available.

Institution

Institution

Vanderbilt University

State/Country

State/Country

Tennessee

Project Number

Project Number

UA3 MC 11054

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Epileptiform discharges and its relation to cognition and behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders | 0 | 2012 | UA3 MC 11054

 
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