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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Regressive autism as an infectious disease: Role of the home as an environmental factor

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Finegold, Sydney

Description

Description

This study examines post-natal exposure to clostridial spores and other bacteria in the environment and to certain antibiotics that may alter intestinal microflora in regressive autism.

Funder

Funder

Autism Research Institute

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

25064

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2012-2013

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 3: What Caused This To Happen And Can This Be Prevented?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 3SI. Support at least two studies that examine potential differences in the microbiome of individuals with ASD versus comparison groups by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $1,000,000 over 2 years.

Project Link

Project Link

Regressive autism as an infectious disease: Role of the home as an environmental factor (External web link)

Institution

Institution

VA Medical Center, Los Angeles

State/Country

State/Country

California

Project Number

Project Number

2012-8

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Private

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Regressive autism as an infectious disease: Role of the home as an environmental factor | 0 | 2013 | 2012-8

 
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