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Question 3: Short-term Objective J

green dot 3SJ. Support at least three studies that focus on the role of epigenetics in the etiology of ASD, including studies that include assays to measure DNA methylations and histone modifications and those exploring how exposures may act on maternal or paternal genomes via epigenetic mechanisms to alter gene expression, by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $20,000,000 over 5 years.

Projects Found: 19
Total Funding: 5341237
Records
Project Title Funding Funding Institution

Project Title

Identical twins discordant for autism: Epigenetic (DNA methylation) biomarkers of non-shared environmental influences
$77,501

Funding

77501

Institution

King's College London

Project Title

Genome-wide examination of DNA methylation in autism
$0

Funding

0

Institution

Johns Hopkins University

Project Title

Cell speciflc genomic imprinfing during cortical development and in mouse models
$312,559

Funding

312559

Institution

Harvard University

Project Title

Environment, the perinatal epigenome, and risk for autism and related disorders
$2,014,788

Funding

2014788

Institution

Johns Hopkins University

Project Title

Molecular analysis of bipolar and schizophrenia candidate genes
$408,400

Funding

408400

Institution

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Project Title

Paternal age and epigenetic mechanisms in psychiatric disease
$0

Funding

0

Institution

Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc/NYSPI

Project Title

Genome-wide methylation analyses in autism
$8,419

Funding

8419

Institution

Cleveland Clinic

Project Title

Locus-specific imprinting on the mammalian X chromosome (supplement)
$16,875

Funding

16875

Institution

University of Connecticut

Project Title

Locus-specific imprinting on the mammalian X chromosome
$327,994

Funding

327994

Institution

University of Connecticut

 
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