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Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC)
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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Brain mitochondrial abnormalities in autism

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Chauhan, Abha

Description

Description

The goal of this project is to identify mitochondrial abnormalities in autism by studying postmortem brain samples from 14 subjects with autism (4-25 years of age) and their age-matched control subjects.

Funder

Funder

Autism Research Institute

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

20000

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2012-2013

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. 2SA. Support at least four research projects to identify mechanisms of fever, metabolic and/or immune system interactions with the central nervous system that may influence ASD during prenatal-postnatal life by 2010. IACC Recommended Budget: $9,800,000 over 4 years. (Fever studies to be started by 2012.)

Project Link

Project Link

Brain mitochondrial abnormalities in autism (External web link)

Institution

Institution

New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities

State/Country

State/Country

New York

Project Number

Project Number

2012-4

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Private

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Brain mitochondrial abnormalities in autism | 0 | 2013 | 2012-4

 
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