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Abrahams, B. S., & Geschwind, D. H. (2008). "Advances in autism genetics: on the threshold of a new neurobiology." Nat Rev genet, 9(5): 341-355. NIMH, NICHD, Autism Speaks, the CAN Foundation, and the TSA 24.185
Aitken, K. J. (2008). "Intersubjectivity, affective neuroscience, and the neurobiology of autistic spectrum disorders: a systematic review." Keio Journal of Medicine, 57(1): 15-36. None None listed
Amaral, D. G., Schumann, C. M., & Nordahl, C. W. (2008). "Neuroanatomy of autism." Trends in Neurosciences, 31(3): 137-145. NIMH 12.817
Anderson, M. (2008). "What can autism and dyslexia tell us about intelligence?" Q J Exp Psychol (Colchester), 61(1): 116-128. ARC 1.760
Aneja, A., & Tierney, E. (2008). "Autism: the role of cholesterol in treatment." Int Rev Psychiatry, 20(2): 165-170. AGRE, CAN Foundation, the SLO Advocacy and Exchange, Autism Speaks 1.563
Bailey, A. R., B. N. Giunta, et al. (2008). "Peripheral biomarkers in Autism: secreted amyloid precursor protein-alpha as a probable key player in early diagnosis." Int J Clin Exp Med 1(4): 338-44. Epub 2008/12/17. NIMH, Robert A. Silver Foundation, NINDS None listed
Baron-Cohen, S. (2008). "Autism, hypersystemizing, and truth." Q J Exp Psychol (Colchester), 61(1): 64-75. MRC and the Nancy Lurie-Marks Family Foundation 1.760
Bartz, J. A., E. Hollander, et al. (2008). "Oxytocin and experimental therapeutics in autism spectrum disorders." Prog. Brain Res. Volume 170: 451-462. Beatrice and Samuel A. Seaver Foundation and NIMH 3.253
Baumgartner, T., M. Heinrichs, et al. (2008). "Oxytocin shapes the neural circuitry of trust and trust adaptation in humans." Neuron 58(4): 639-50. SNSF and the University of Zurich 14.170
Bear, M. F., G. Dolen, et al. (2008). "Fragile X: Translation in action." Neuropsychopharmacology 33(1): 84-87. NIMH, NICHD, NEI, FRAXA Foundation, and Simons Foundation 6.835
Beaulieu JM, Zhang X, Rodriguiz RM, Sotnikova TD, Cools MJ, Wetsel WC, Gainetdinov RR, Caron MG. (2008). "Role of GSK3 beta in behavioral abnormalities induced by serotonin deficiency." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 29;105(4):1333-8. Epub 2008 Jan 22. NIH, Lennon Family Foundation, NARSAD and CIHR 9.380
Blair, R. J. (2008). "Fine cuts of empathy and the amygdala: dissociable deficits in psychopathy and autism." Q J Exp Psychol (Colchester), 61(1): 157-170. None 1.760
Blaylock, R. L. (2008). "A possible central mechanism in autism spectrum disorders, part 1." Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 14(6): 46-53. None 2.250
Braunschweig, D., P. Ashwood, et al. (2008). "Autism: maternally derived antibodies specific for fetal brain proteins." Neurotoxicology 29(2): 226-31. Epub 2007/12/15. NIEHS, EPA, MIND 2.409
Brodkin, E. S. (2008). "Social behavior phenotypes in fragile X syndrome, autism, and the Fmr1 knockout mouse: theoretical comment on McNaughton et al. (2008)." Behavioral Neuroscience, 122(2): 483-489. NIMH, CAN Foundation, Burroughs Wellcome 2.596
Buckner, R. L., J. R. Andrews-Hanna, et al. (2008). "The brain's default network: Anatomy, function, and relevance to disease." Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 1124: 1-38. NIA, NIMH and HHMI 2.303
Cannell, J. J. and B. W. Hollis (2008). "Use of vitamin D in clinical practice." Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic 13(1). None 2.808
Caronna, E. B., Milunsky, J. M., & Tager-Flusberg, H. (2008). "Autism spectrum disorders: clinical and research frontiers." Archives of Disease in Childhood, 93(6): 518-523. MCHB, the Irving B Harris Foundation, the Autism Consortium, NIMH, NIDCD, and Autism Speaks 2.834
Cave, S. F. (2008). "The history of vaccinations in the light of the autism epidemic." Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 14(6): 54-57. None 2.250
Chahrour, M., S. Y. Jung, et al. (2008). "MeCP2, a key contributor to neurological disease, activates and represses transcription." Science 320(5880): 1224-9. Epub 2008/05/31. NINDS, IRSF, Simons Foundation and HHMI 28.103
Chiang, H. M., & Carter, M. (2008). "Spontaneity of communication in individuals with autism." Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(4): 693-705. None 3.348
Chiang, H.-M. and Y.-H. Lin (2008). "Expressive communication of children with autism." J. Autism Dev. Disord. 38(3): 538-45. None 3.348
Chiu, P. H., M. A. Kayali, et al. (2008). "Self responses along cingulate cortex reveal quantitative neural phenotype for high-functioning autism." Neuron 57(3): 463-73. Epub 2008/02/08. NIDA, NINDS, The Kane Family Foundation, The Dana Foundation, Autism Speaks, The Angel Williamson Imaging Center, APA 14.170
Choi, Y. J., A. Di Nardo, et al. (2008). "Tuberous sclerosis complex proteins control axon formation." Genes Dev. 22(18): 2485-95. Epub 2008/09/17. NINDS, Hearst Fund, TS Alliance, Manton Foundation, Children’s Hospital Boston MRDDRC, and the LLS 13.623
Costa e Silva, J. A. (2008). "Autism, a brain developmental disorder: some new pathopysiologic and genetics findings." Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental, 57 Suppl 2: S40-43. None 2.920
Crespi, B. and C. Badcock (2008). "Psychosis and autism as diametrical disorders of the social brain." Behav. Brain Sci. 31(3): 241-+. <Go to ISI>://000258542200001 NSERC and Canada Council for the Arts 12.818
Croonenberghs, J., K. Spaas, et al. (2008). "Faulty serotonin--DHEA interactions in autism: results of the 5-hydroxytryptophan challenge test." Neuro Endocrinology Letters 29(3): 385-90. Janssen and Clinical Research Center for Mental Health (Belgium) 1.359
Davis, L. K., Meyer, K. J., Rudd, D. S., Librant, A. L., Epping, E. A., Sheffield, V. C., et al. (2008). "Pax6 3' deletion results in aniridia, autism and mental retardation." Human genetics, 123(4): 371-378. Hilibrand Foundation and NIGMS 4.042
Dawson, G. (2008). "Early behavioral intervention, brain plasticity, and the prevention of autism spectrum disorder." Development and Psychopathology, 20(3): 775-803. NICHD and NIMH 5.483
Deokar, A. M., Huff, M. B., & Omar, H. A. (2008). "Clinical management of adolescents with autism." Pediatric Clinics of North America, 55(5): 1147-1157, viii. None 1.270
Deth, R., Muratore, C., Benzecry, J., Power-Charnitsky, V. A., & Waly, M. (2008). "How environmental and genetic factors combine to cause autism: A redox/methylation hypothesis." Neurotoxicology, 29(1): 190-201. SafeMinds, ARI and CAN 2.409
Dietert, R. R., & Dietert, J. M. (2008). "Potential for early-life immune insult including developmental immunotoxicity in autism and autism spectrum disorders: focus on critical windows of immune vulnerability." Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. Part B, Critical Reviews, 11(8): 660-680. BRT 3.316
Enstrom, A. M., L. Lit, et al. (2008). "Altered gene expression and function of peripheral blood natural killer cells in children with autism." Brain. Behav. Immun. Epub 2008/09/03. NIEHS, EPA, CAN, Peter Emch Foundation, Ted Lindsey Foundation, M.I.N.D. Institute, and the Johnson family 4.909
Fatemi, S. H., T. J. Reutiman, et al. (2008). "GABA(A) Receptor Downregulation in Brains of Subjects with Autism." J. Autism Dev. Disord. Epub 2008/09/30. NIMH, National Parkinson Foundation, Inc., Autism Tissue Program and NICHD 3.348
Fyffe, S. L., J. L. Neul, et al. (2008). "Deletion of Mecp2 in Sim1-Expressing Neurons Reveals a Critical Role for MeCP2 in Feeding Behavior, Aggression, and the Response to Stress." Neuron 59(6): 947-958. NINDS, NICHD, IRSF, the Simons Foundation, Autism Speaks and HHMI 14.170
Geier, D. A., E. Mumper, et al. (2008). "Neurodevelopmental disorders, maternal Rh-negativity, and Rho(D) immune globulins: a multi-center assessment." Neuro Endocrinology Letters 29(2): 272-80. None 1.359
Gilbert, S. J., G. Bird, et al. (2008). "Atypical recruitment of medial prefrontal cortex in autism spectrum disorders: an fMRI study of two executive function tasks." Neuropsychologia 46(9): 2281-91. Wellcome Trust 4.074
Goldberg, J., G. M. Anderson, et al. (2008). "Cortical Serotonin Type-2 Receptor Density in Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders." J. Autism Dev. Disord. Epub 2008/07/02. NAAR, HHSF, OMHF, Korczak Foundation for Autism Research and the Gettner Research Fund 3.348
Goodlin-Jones, B. L., S. L. Sitnick, et al. (2008). "The Children's Sleep Habits Questionnaire in toddlers and preschool children." Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: JDBP 29(2): 82-88. NIMH 2.487
Gothelf, D., J. A. Furfaro, et al. (2008). "Neuroanatomy of fragile X syndrome is associated with aberrant behavior and the fragile X mental retardation protein (FMRP)." Ann. Neurol. 63(1): 40-51. NIMH 9.935
Gregg, J. P., L. Lit, et al. (2008). "Gene expression changes in children with autism." Genomics 91(1): 22-9. Epub 2007/11/17. NIEHS, EPA, MIND and NINDS 3.075
Hamilton, A. F. (2008). "Emulation and mimicry for social interaction: a theoretical approach to imitation in autism." Q J Exp Psychol (Colchester), 61(1), 101-115. None 1.760
Happe, F. G., & Booth, R. D. (2008). "The power of the positive: revisiting weak coherence in autism spectrum disorders." Q J Exp Psychol (Colchester), 61(1): 50-63. None 1.760
Herndon AC, DiGuiseppi C, Johnson SL, Leiferman J, Reynolds A. (2009). "Does nutritional intake differ between children with autism spectrum disorders versus typical development?" J Autism Dev Disord 39:212–222. Epub 2008. Centers for Excellence for Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, CDC and NCRR 3.348
Hertz-Picciotto I, Park HY, Dostal M, Kocan A, Trnovec T, Sram R. (2008). "Prenatal exposures to persistent and non-persistent organic compounds and effects on immune system development." Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. Feb;102(2):146-54. NCI, NIEHS, Czech Ministry of Environment, EPA, the US Agency for International Development, and the Commission of the European Community 2.073
Hornig, M., T. Briese, et al. (2008). "Lack of Association between Measles Virus Vaccine and Autism with Enteropathy: A Case-Control Study." PLoS ONE 3(9): e3140. CDC, NIAID, NHLBI and NINDS None listed
Hranilovi, D., R. Novak, et al. (2008). "Hyperserotonemia in autism: the potential role of 5HT-related gene variants." Coll. Antropol. 32 Suppl 1: 75-80. Ministry
of Science Education and Sports of the Republic of
Hrdlicka, M. (2008). "EEG abnormalities, epilepsy and regression in autism: a review." Neuro Endocrinol Lett, 29(4): 405-409. None 1.359
Hrdlicka, M. (2008). "Structural neuroimaging in autism." Neuro Endocrinol Lett, 29(3): 281-286. None 1.359
Huang, C. H., & Santangelo, S. L. (2008). "Autism and serotonin transporter gene polymorphisms: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Am J Med genet B Neuropsychiatr genet, 147B(6): 903-913. NLM Family Foundation 3.932
Israel, S., E. Lerer, et al. (2008). "Molecular genetic studies of the arginine vasopressin 1a receptor (AVPR1a) and the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) in human behaviour: from autism to altruism with some notes in between." Prog. Brain Res. Volume 170: 435-449. Hebrew University, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, the NIPI and Phillip Morris USA and Phillip Morris International. 3.253
Johnson, K. P., & Malow, B. A. (2008). "Sleep in children with autism spectrum disorders." Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep, 8(2): 155-161. ATN and Autism Speaks 2.455
Jones, J. R., Skinner, C., Friez, M. J., Schwartz, C. E., & Stevenson, R. E. (2008). "Hypothesis: dysregulation of methylation of brain-expressed genes on the X chromosome and autism spectrum disorders." Am J Med genet A, 146A(17): 2213-2220. None 2.555
Jyonouchi H, Geng L, Cushing-Ruby A, Quraishi H. (2008). "Impact of innate immunity in a subset of children with autism spectrum disorders: a case control study." J Neuroinflammation. Nov 21;5:52. Jonty Foundation and the ARI 3.206
Kakinuma, H., & Sato, H. (2008). "Copy-number variations associated with autism spectrum disorder." Pharmacogenomics, 9(8): 1143-1154. None 3.551
Kakooza-Mwesige, A., Wachtel, L. E., & Dhossche, D. M. (2008). "Catatonia in autism: implications across the life span." European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 17(6): 327-335. None 1.769
Kana, R. K., T. A. Keller, et al. (2008). "Atypical frontal-posterior synchronization of Theory of Mind regions in autism during mental state attribution." Soc Neurosci: 1-18. Epub 2008/07/18. NICHD and CAN 4.352
Kelley, D. J., Bhattacharyya, A., Lahvis, G. P., Yin, J. C., Malter, J., & Davidson, R. J. (2008). "The cyclic AMP phenotype of fragile X and autism." Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 32(8): 1533-1543. None 7.804
Kilpinen, H., T. Ylisaukko-Oja, et al. (2008). "Association of DISC1 with autism and Asperger syndrome." Mol. Psychiatry 13(2): 187-196. CAN, Finnish Cultural Foundation, Aili and Paul Pennanen and Piippa-Stiina Immonen Grants, Center of Excellence of the Academy of Finland, and the Pa¨ivikki and Sakari Sohlberg Foundation. 12.537
Kinney, D. K., Munir, K. M., Crowley, D. J., & Miller, A. M. (2008). "Prenatal stress and risk for autism." Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 32(8): 1519-1532. Autism Speaks, CAN, NIMH, FIC and the SMRI 7.804
Landa, R. J. (2008). "Diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders in the first 3 years of life." Nat Clin Pract Neurol, 4(3): 138-147. NIMH 6.979
Lintas, C., & Persico, A. M. (2009). "Autistic phenotypes and genetic testing: state-of-the-art for the clinical geneticist." Journal of Medical genetics, 46(1): 1-8. Italian Ministry for University, NAAR, the Cure Autism Now and the Fondation Jerome Lejeune 5.713
Losh, M., Sullivan, P. F., Trembath, D., & Piven, J. (2008). "Current developments in the genetics of autism: from phenome to genome." Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology, 67(9): 829-837. NCRR, NIMH, Autism Speaks 5.140
Loveland, K. A., J. Bachevalier, et al. (2008). "Fronto-limbic functioning in children and adolescents with and without autism." Neuropsychologia 46(1): 49-62. NIMH, NICHD 4.074
Manzi, B., Loizzo, A. L., Giana, G., & Curatolo, P. (2008). "Autism and metabolic diseases." Journal of Child Neurology, 23(3): 307-314. None 1.433
Marshall CR, Noor A, Vincent JB, Lionel AC, Feuk L, Skaug J, Shago M, Moessner R, Pinto D, Ren Y, Thiruvahindrapduram B, Fiebig A, Schreiber S, Friedman J, Ketelaars CE, Vos YJ, Ficicioglu C, Kirkpatrick S, Nicolson R, Sloman L, Summers A, Gibbons CA, Teebi A, Chitayat D, Weksberg R, Thompson A, Vardy C, Crosbie V, Luscombe S, Baatjes R, Zwaigenbaum L, Roberts W, Fernandez B, Szatmari P, Scherer SW. (2008). "Structural variation of chromosomes in autism spectrum disorder." Am J Hum Genet. Feb;82(2):477-88. Epub 2008 Jan 17. Genome Canada/OGI, CIHR, the MCMM, the CIFAR, Autism Speaks, the MCH Foundation, SickKids Foundation, and the NGFN, NARSAD, the NWO, the KNAW, the AHFMR 10.153
McAlonan, G. M., J. Suckling, et al. (2008). "Distinct patterns of grey matter abnormality in high-functioning autism and Asperger's syndrome." J. Child Psychol. Psychiatry 49(12): 1287-95. Epub 2008/08/05. University of Hong Kong 4.854
McNamara IM, Borella AW, Bialowas LA, Whitaker-Azmitia PM. (2008). "Further studies in the developmental hyperserotonemia model (DHS) of autism: social, behavioral and peptide changes." Brain Res. Jan 16;1189:203-14. Epub 2007 Nov 1. NAAR, Autism Speaks 2.494
Melke, J., H. Goubran Botros, et al. (2008). "Abnormal melatonin synthesis in autism spectrum disorders." Mol. Psychiatry 13(1): 90-98. Pasteur Institute, INSERM, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Fondation France Télécom, CAN, Fondation de France, Fondation biomédicale de la Mairie de Paris, Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale,
Fondation NRJ and the SMRC
Mendelsohn, N. J., & Schaefer, G. B. (2008). "genetic evaluation of autism." Seminars in Pediatric Neurology, 15(1): 27-31. None None listed
Meyer, U., M. Nyffeler, et al. (2008). "Relative prenatal and postnatal maternal contributions to schizophrenia-related neurochemical dysfunction after in utero immune challenge." Neuropsychopharmacology 33(2): 441-456. SNF Grant, Grants of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology 6.835
Ming, X., M. Brimacombe, et al. (2008). "Autism spectrum disorders: concurrent clinical disorders." J. Child Neurol. 23(1): 6-13. Epub 2007/12/07. None 1.433
Moy, S. S., & Nadler, J. J. (2008). "Advances in behavioral genetics: mouse models of autism." Molecular Psychiatry, 13(1): 4-26. NIMH and NICHD 12.537
Muller, R. A. (2008). "From loci to networks and back again: anomalies in the study of autism." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1145: 300-315. NINDS and NIDCD 2.303
Nation, K., & Penny, S. (2008). "Sensitivity to eye gaze in autism: is it normal? Is it automatic? Is it social?" Development and Psychopathology, 20(1): 79-97. MRC (UK) 5.483
Ng F, Berk M, Dean O, Bush AI. (2008). "Oxidative stress in psychiatric disorders: evidence base and therapeutic implications." Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. Sep;11(6):851-76. Epub 2008 Jan 21. None 4.378
Paul, R. (2008). "Interventions to improve communication in autism." Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17(4): 835-856, ix-x. NIMH, NIDCD, NICHD, NIEHS, NINDS, NAAR and Autism Speaks 1.856
Perner, J., & Leekam, S. (2008). "The curious incident of the photo that was accused of being false: issues of domain specificity in development, autism, and brain imaging." Q J Exp Psychol (Colchester), 61(1): 76-89. None 1.760
Pessah, I. N., Seegal, R. F., Lein, P. J., LaSalle, J., Yee, B. K., Van De Water, J., et al. (2008). "Immunologic and neurodevelopmental susceptibilities of autism." Neurotoxicology, 29(3): 532-545. USEPA, NIEHS, NICHD, NIGMS, ETH Zurich, and SNSF 2.409
Pinkham, A. E., J. B. Hopfinger, et al. (2008). "Neural bases for impaired social cognition in schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders." Schizophr. Res. 99(1-3): 164-175. None 4.174
Rapin, I., & Tuchman, R. F. (2008). "Autism: definition, neurobiology, screening, diagnosis." Pediatric Clinics of North America, 55(5): 1129-1146, viii. None 1.270
Rapin, I., & Tuchman, R. F. (2008). "What is new in autism?" Current Opinion in Neurology, 21(2): 143-149. None 5.550
Ray-Mihm, R. (2008). "Autism: part II. genetics, diagnosis, and treatment." Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 39(3): 102-103. None None listed
Redcay, E. (2008). "The superior temporal sulcus performs a common function for social and speech perception: implications for the emergence of autism." Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 32(1): 123-142. None 7.804
Reiersen, A. M., & Todd, R. D. (2008). "Co-occurrence of ADHD and autism spectrum disorders: phenomenology and treatment." Expert Rev Neurother, 8(4): 657-669. NIMH and NICHD None listed
Roberts, T. P., Schmidt, G. L., Egeth, M., Blaskey, L., Rey, M. M., Edgar, J. C., et al. (2008). "Electrophysiological signatures: magnetoencephalographic studies of the neural correlates of language impairment in autism spectrum disorders." International Journal of Psychophysiology, 68(2): 149-160. NIDCD, NINDS, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, The Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation, The Christina and Jeffery Lurie Family Foundation, Autism Speaks and CIHR 2.264
Schaefer, G. B., & Mendelsohn, N. J. (2008). "genetics evaluation for the etiologic diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders." genet Med, 10(1): 4-12. None 3.716
Scheffer, I. E., S. J. Turner, et al. (2008). "Epilepsy and mental retardation limited to females: an under-recognized disorder." Brain 131(Pt 4): 918-27. NHMRC (Australia) 9.603
Schmitz, C., & Rezaie, P. (2008). "The neuropathology of autism: where do we stand?" Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology, 34(1): 4-11. Autism Speaks 3.660
Shafritz, K. M., G. S. Dichter, et al. (2008). "The neural circuitry mediating shifts in behavioral response and cognitive set in autism." Biol. Psychiatry 63(10): 974-80. Epub 2007/10/06. NIMH and NICHD 8.672
Shi L, Smith SE, Malkova N, Tse D, Su Y, Patterson PH. (2009) "Activation of the maternal immune system alters cerebellar development in the offspring." Brain Behav Immun. Jan;23(1):116-23. Epub 2008 Aug 9. NIMH, gifts from Ginger and Ted Jenkins and Ruben Mettler, a McKnight Foundation Neuroscience of Brain Disorder Award, CAN, and SMRI 4.909
Shiow, L. R., K. Paris, et al. (2008). "Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) associated with a coronin-1A mutation and a chromosome 16p11.2 deletion." Clin. Immunol. Epub 2008/12/23. NIMH, UCSF MSTP and Genentech Sandler Family Foundation, the USIDNET and Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Centers for Primary Immunodeficiency, and the HHMI 3.606
Stanfield, A. C., McIntosh, A. M., Spencer, M. D., Philip, R., Gaur, S., & Lawrie, S. M. (2008). "Towards a neuroanatomy of autism: a systematic review and meta-analysis of structural magnetic resonance imaging studies." Eur Psychiatry, 23(4): 289-299. None 2.433
Steyaert, J. G., & De la Marche, W. (2008). "What's new in autism?" European Journal of Pediatrics, 167(10): 1091-1101. The University Hospital Leuven and Flanders Fund for Scientific Research 1.416
Theoharides, T. C., & Doyle, R. (2008). "Autism, gut-blood-brain barrier, and mast cells." Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 28(5): 479-483. NINDS, NIAMS, Theta Biomedical Consulting and Development Co, Inc 4.371
Theoharides, T. C., Doyle, R., Francis, K., Conti, P., & Kalogeromitros, D. (2008). "Novel therapeutic targets for autism." Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, 29(8): 375-382. NINDS, NIAMS, the Mastocytosis Society and Theta Biomedical
Consulting and Development
Trachtman, J. N. (2008). "Background and history of autism in relation to vision care." Optometry, 79(7): 391-396. None None listed
Tuchman, R., Moshe, S. L., & Rapin, I. (2009). "Convulsing toward the pathophysiology of autism." Brain and Development, 31(2): 95-103. Epub 2008. Martin A. and Emily L. Fisher fellowship, NINDS and Heffer Family Foundation. 1.401
Valicenti-McDermott MD, McVicar K, Cohen HJ, Wershil BK, Shinnar S. (2008). "Gastrointestinal symptoms in children with an autism spectrum disorder and language regression." Pediatr Neurol. Dec;39(6):392-8. NINDS, NCRR, Empire Research Fellowship and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine 1.505
van Kooten, I. A., S. J. Palmen, et al. (2008). "Neurons in the fusiform gyrus are fewer and smaller in autism." Brain 131(Pt 4): 987-99. Epub 2008/03/12. NIMH, NAAR/Autism Speaks, the European Community, the Korczak foundation and the James S. McDonnell Foundation 9.603
Vernes, S. C., D. F. Newbury, et al. (2008). "A Functional Genetic Link between Distinct Developmental Language Disorders." N. Engl. J. Med. Epub 2008/11/07. NIMH, NICHD, the Wellcome Trust, Autism Speaks, the University of Oxford, the TSA and Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship 50.017
Vojdani A, Mumper E, Granpeesheh D, Mielke L, Traver D, Bock K, Hirani K, Neubrander J, Woeller KN, O'Hara N, Usman A, Schneider C, Hebroni F, Berookhim J, McCandless J. (2008). "Low natural killer cell cytotoxic activity in autism: the role of glutathione, IL-2 and IL-15." J Neuroimmunol. Dec 15;205(1-2):148-54. Epub 2008 Oct 16. None 3.159
Weissman JR, Kelley RI, Bauman ML, Cohen BH, Murray KF, Mitchell RL, Kern RL, Natowicz MR. (2008). "Mitochondrial disease in autism spectrum disorder patients: a cohort analysis." PLoS ONE. 2008;3(11):e3815. Epub 2008 Nov 26. Solving the Mystery of Autism Foundation, Inc., and the Green Foundation None listed
Williams, D., Botting, N., & Boucher, J. (2008). "Language in autism and specific language impairment: where are the links?" Psychological Bulletin, 134(6): 944-963. ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship 12.568
Wills S, Cabanlit M, Bennett J, Ashwood P, Amaral DG, Van de Water J. (2009). "Detection of autoantibodies to neural cells of the cerebellum in the plasma of subjects with autism spectrum disorders." Brain Behav Immun. Jan;23(1):64-74. Epub 2008 Jul 30. NIEHS, EPA, and the M.I.N.D. Institute. 4.909
Young, H. K., B. A. Barton, et al. (2008). "Cognitive and psychological profile of males with Becker muscular dystrophy." J. Child Neurol. 23(2): 155-62. Institute for Neuromuscular Research 1.433
Zhang, J., Z. Fang, et al. (2008). "Fragile X-related proteins regulate mammalian circadian behavioral rhythms." Am. J. Hum. Genet. 83(1): 43-52. Epub 2008/07/01. NICHD, BCM IDDRC, FRAXA, SNSF and EUCLOCK 10.153

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