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Question 3: Short-term Objective H

green dot 3SH. Support at least three studies of special populations or use existing databases to inform our understanding of environmental risk factors for ASD in pregnancy and the early postnatal period by 2012. Such studies could include: o Comparisons of populations differing in geography, gender, ethnic background, exposure history (e.g., prematurity, maternal infection, nutritional deficiencies, toxins), and migration patterns; and o Comparisons of phenotype (e.g., cytokine profiles), in children with and without a history of autistic regression, adverse events following immunization (such as fever and seizures), and mitochondrial impairment. These studies may also include comparisons of phenotype between children with regressive ASD and their siblings. Emphasis on environmental factors that influence prenatal and early postnatal development is particularly of high priority. Epidemiological studies should pay special attention to include racially and ethnically diverse populations. IACC Recommended Budget: $12,000,000 over 5 years.

Projects Found: 18
Total Funding: 6508200
Records
Project Title Funding Funding Institution

Project Title

Very early behavioral indicators of ASD risk among NICU infants: A prospective study
$149,986

Funding

149986

Institution

Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities

Project Title

Parental Exposures to Occupational Asthmagens and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders
$29,500

Funding

29500

Institution

Johns Hopkins University

Project Title

Prenatal Androgen in Meconium and Early Autism Spectrum Disorder Related Neurodevelopmental Outcomes
$29,409

Funding

29409

Institution

Drexel University

Project Title

Investigation of Transgenerational Neurodevelopmental Impacts of Gestational Pharmaceuticals
$0

Funding

0

Institution

Institute of Preventive Medicine at Frederiksberg Hospital

Project Title

Early life environmental exposures and autism in an existing Swedish birth cohort
$149,992

Funding

149992

Institution

Drexel University

Project Title

Concluding Follow-up of Families Enrolled in the EARLI Cohort
$60,667

Funding

60667

Institution

Drexel University

Project Title

Risk factors, comorbid conditions, and epidemiology of autism in children
$0

Funding

0

Institution

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Project Title

A Prospective Birth Cohort Study on Pre- and Peri-natal Determinants of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities
$499,999

Funding

499999

Institution

Johns Hopkins University

Project Title

Gestational Metabolic Conditions and Autism
$74,844

Funding

74844

Institution

University of California, Davis

Project Title

Is Jaundice in Premature Infants a Risk Factor for Autism?
$191,875

Funding

191875

Institution

University of Rochester

 
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