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Project Title

Project Title

Family/genetic study of autism

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Smith, Christopher

Description

Description

The purpose of the current study is to identify subgroups within autism spectrum disorders (ASD), according to symptom presentation, for the purposes of creating homogeneity in samples for genetic and proteomic studies. All samples collected will be contributed to Autism Genetic Research Exchange (AGRE), a national repository for autism.

Funder

Funder

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

50000

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2005-Ongoing

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 1: When Should I Be Concerned?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 1LA. Identify behavioral and biological markers that separately, or in combination, accurately identify, before age 2, one or more subtypes of children at risk for developing ASD, and evaluate whether these risk markers or profiles can improve early identification through heightened developmental monitoring and screening by 2014. IACC Recommended Budget: $33,300,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

Family/genetic study of autism (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC)

State/Country

State/Country

Arizona

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

Family/Genetic study of autism | 130000 | 2009 | Project number unavailable
Family/Genetic study of autism | 70000 | 2010 | n/a
Family/genetic study of autism | 50000 | 2011 | N/A

 
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