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Question 2: Short-term Objective A

green dot 2SA. Support at least four research projects to identify mechanisms of fever, metabolic and/or immune system interactions with the central nervous system that may influence ASD during prenatal-postnatal life by 2010. IACC Recommended Budget: $9,800,000 over 4 years. (Fever studies to be started by 2012.)

Projects Found: 37
Total Funding: 4972407
Records
Project Title Funding Funding Institution

Project Title

Primate models of autism
$114,105

Funding

114105

Institution

University of California, Davis

Project Title

Early biologic markers for autism
$43,308

Funding

43308

Institution

Kaiser Permanente Division of Research

Project Title

The pathogenesis of autism: Maternal antibody exposure in the fetal brain
$90,173

Funding

90173

Institution

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Project Title

Prostaglandins and cerebellum development
$375,000

Funding

375000

Institution

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Project Title

A primate model of gut, immune, and CNS response to childhood vaccines
$155,086

Funding

155086

Institution

University of Washington

Project Title

Environmentally induced oxidative stress and altered local brain thyroid horomone metabolism: relevance to autism?
$25,000

Funding

25000

Institution

Harvard Medical School; Brigham and Women's Hospital

Project Title

The effect of mercury and neuropeptide triggers on human mast cell release of neurotoxic molecules
$5,000

Funding

5000

Institution

Tufts University

Project Title

Does mercury and neurotension induce mitochondrial DNA release from human mast cells and contribute to auto-immunity in ASD?
$40,000

Funding

40000

Institution

Tufts University

Project Title

Systematic characterization of the immune response to gluten and casein in autism spectrum disorders
$0

Funding

0

Institution

Weill Cornell Medical College

Project Title

Mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction in autism
$0

Funding

0

Institution

Georgia State University

 
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