Cure Autism Now Research Funded – January 1998 | #AutisticHistory

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Cure Autism Now Research Funded – January 1998

Young Investigator Awards

Julia Bailey, Ph.D., Post Doctoral Fellow Sponsored By Stanley Nelson, M.D. @ UCLA “Search for a Candidate Gene in Autism” $41,000 per year for 2 years 

Martha R. Herbert, M.D., Ph.D. Sponsored by Verne S. Caviness, Jr.,M.D.,D.Phil. @ MA General Hospital “Autism: Brain Morphometry and Cognitive Neuroscience” $41,000 for one year 

Greg Jones, Ph.D., Post Doctoral Student Sponsored By Jeffrey D. Lewine, Ph.D. @ University of Utah “Auditory Information Processing in Autism” $41,000 per year for 2 years 

Margherita Molnar, Post Graduate Researcher Sponsored By David G. Amaral, Ph.D. @ UC-Davis “Post-Mortem Evaluation of the Amgdaloid Complex in Autism” $41,000 per year for 2 years 

Valerie Stone, Ph.D. Sponsored Dr. Simon Baron-Cohen @ University of Cambridge “The Role of the Frontal Cortex and the Amygdala in the Social Deficits in Autism” $29,727 for 1 year 

Pilot Study Awards 

“Quantitative Neuroanatomical Correlates of Cognitive Dysfunction in Autism” James E. Black, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor Psychiatry and Neuroscience University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Beckman Institute $20,129 for 1st year $19,818 for 2nd year 

“Serotonin Transporter Gene and Autism” Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D. Associate Professor Pharmacology Vanderbilt Univ. Med. Schl. $25,825 per year for 2 years 

“The Genetics of Autism – Screening the Human Genome for Linked Markers in Autism” Joseph D. Buxbaum, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Psychiatry Mount Sinai School of Medicine $20,000 per year for 2 years 

“D8/17 Positivity in Autism: Implications for Etiology, Subtyping and Treatment” Gina DelGiudice-Asch, M.D. Adjunct Clinical Instructor Psychiatry Mt. Sinai Medical School $15,000 for 1 year 

“Fluoxetine/Placebo Treatment of Childhood/Adolescent Autism: Clinical Predictors & Dimensional Severity” Eric Hollander, M.D. Professor Psychiatry Mt. Sinai School of Medicine $28,050 per year for 2 years 

“Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Crossover Antibiotic Trial For The Treatment Of Late Onset Autism” Richard H. Sandler, M.D. Director, Ped. GI and Nutrition Pediatrics Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Med. Ctr. $29,950 for 1 year 

Cure Autism Now Research Funded – January 1998 Re-Cap 

Young Investigator Awards 

Total First Year Funding $193,727.00 Total Second Year Funding $123,000.00

Total Young Investigator Award Funding $316,727.00 

Pilot Study Awards 

Total First Year Funding $138,954.00 Total Second Year Funding $ 93,693.00

Total Pilot Study Award Funding $232,647.00 

Total Overall Funding $549,374.00

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