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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction in autism

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Shoffner, John

Description

Description

This is a study of the effect of oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS) defects on specific neurologic features in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The researchers will also develop neuropsychological tests that can easily identify ASD patients with OXPHOSs.

Funder

Funder

Department of Defense

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

489354

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

na

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 2SA. Support at least four research projects to identify mechanisms of metabolic and/or immune system interactions with the central nervous system that may underlie the development of ASD during prenatal-postnatal life by 2010. IACC Funding Budget: $9,800,000 over 4 years.

Project Link

Project Link

Mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction in autism (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Georgia State University

State/Country

State/Country

Georgia

Project Number

Project Number

AR093329

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction in autism | 0 | 2010 | AR093329
Mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction in autism | 0 | 2011 | AR093329
Mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction in autism | 0 | 2012 | AR093329
Mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction in autism | 0 | 2014 | AR093329
Mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction in autism | 0 | 2013 | AR093329

 
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