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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Autism: Role of oxytocin

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Ellerbeck, Kathryn

Description

Description

This research study will try to determine whether children with autism have abnormal levels of oxytocin and/or serotonin in their blood and whether oxytocin and/or serotonin levels are related to differences in immune function between children with autism and typically developing children.

Funder

Funder

National Institutes of Health

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

27862

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. 2.2 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 Recommended Budget: $9,800,000 over 4 years.

Project Link

Project Link

No link available.

Institution

Institution

University of Kansas Medical Center

State/Country

State/Country

Kansas

Project Number

Project Number

M01RR023940-02

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Autism: Role of oxytocin | 6505 | 2009 | 5M01RR023940-03

 
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