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Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC)
Autism Research Database
Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC)

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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Predicting outcomes in autism with functional connectivity MRI

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Barnes, Kelly Anne

Description

Description

Functional connectivity MRI is a technique that examines the coupling between neural activity in different brain regions. Such coupling is atypical in ASD, and measures of functional connectivity correlate with differences in symptom expression. Dr. Barnes will use functional connectivity MRI data to predict subsequent measures of symptom expression and adaptive behaviors, and to establish guidelines to provide a detailed understanding of the relationship between neural circuitry and long-term outcomes in ASD. She hopes to identify those patients who might benefit from interventions.

Funder

Funder

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

0

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2012-2015

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. 1LB. Develop at least five measures of behavioral and/or biological heterogeneity in children or adults with ASD, beyond variation in intellectual disability, that clearly relate to etiology and risk, treatment response and/or outcome by 2015. IACC Recommended Budget: $71,100,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

No link available.

Institution

Institution

National Institute of Mental Health

State/Country

State/Country

Maryland

Project Number

Project Number

N/A

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Private

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Predicting outcomes in autism with functional connectivity MRI | 14998 | 2013 |
Predicting outcomes in autism with functional connectivity MRI | 17381 | 2014 |

 
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