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Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC)
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Question 3: Short-term Objective H

yellow 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. oEmphasis 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: 13
Total Funding: 1527866
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Project Title Funding Funding Institution

Project Title

Epidemiological research on autism in Jamaica
$131,010

Funding

131010

Institution

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Project Title

Prenatal factors and risk of autism in a Finnish national birth cohort
$408,838

Funding

408838

Institution

New York State Psychiatric Institute

Project Title

Structural and functional neural correlates of early postnatal deprivation
$150,412

Funding

150412

Institution

Wayne State University

 
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