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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Funded grants

Revised 10/18/2012

Principal Investigator Source Title Total Award
Leonard Abbeduto, Ph.D. National Fragile X Foundation Parent Mediated Language Intervention for Young Children with Fragile X Syndrome: A Pilot Efficacy Study  $50,868 
  National Institutes of Health Interdisciplinary Training Conference in Developmental Disabilities $60,000
  National Institutes of Health Language Development in Fragile X Syndrome $2,644,596
  University of Alabama and
National Institutes of Health
Cognitive Predictors of Language Impairment in Down Syndrome $151,590
  National Institutes of Health Social-Affective Bases of Word Learning in Fragile X Syndrome and Autism $703,969
David Amaral, Ph.D. Allen Institute for Brain Science and
National Institutes of Health
Creating a Developmental Gene Expression Atlas for Rhesus Macaque Brain $508,775
  National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Functional Organization of the Hippocampal Formation $2,653,071 
  National Institutes of Health Neurobiology of Social Behavior $3,710,304 
  National Institutes of Health A Novel, Transient Inactivation Technique for Studying the Primate Social Brain  $422,453 
  UC San Diego and
National Institutes of Health
Creating a Pediatric Imaging Genomics Data Resource $435,820
  SynapDx Research Agreement with SynapDx $14,546
Melissa Bauman, Ph.D. National Institutes of Health Efficacy of a Novel Neuroprotective Compound in Nonhuman Primates $437,266 
Eliza Bliss-Moreau, Ph.D. National Institutes of Health Fellowship The Anterior Cingulate Cortex's Role in Normal Social Behavior $156,430
Cameron Carter, M.D. National Institutes of Health Interdisciplinary Training Program in Neurotherapeutics $930,942
Jacqueline Crawley, Ph.D.  Stanford University and
Simons Foundation
16p11.2 Deletion Mice: Autism-Relevant Phenotypes and Treatment Discovery $600,000 
  University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey En2 Regulates Forebrain Monoamines and Behavior $91,555 
  Simons Foundation Standarized Behavioral and EEG Phenotyping of Mouse Models of Autism $408,766 
  NeuroTherapeutics Pharma, Inc. Pilot Study to Test the Effects of an NTP Compound in a Mouse Model of Autism  $76,955 
  UC San Francisco  Gene Discovery and Neurodevelopment Analysis in a Mouse Model of Autism $121,426 
  National Institutes of Health  Novel Anticonvulsant Neuroprotective Therapies for TETS and OP Intoxication  $98,908 
Catherine Fassbender, Ph.D.  National Institutes of Health  Identifying Cognitive and Neural Risk Factors for Substance Dependence in ADHD  $230,688 
Irwin Feinberg, M.D.  National Institutes of Health Longitudinal Measurements of Sleep EEG in Adolescents $2,206,983 
  National Institutes of Health Longitudinal Measurements of Sleep EEG in Adolescence $186,295 
David Hessl, Ph.D. National Institutes of Health  Limbic System Function in Carriers of the Fragile X Premutation $1,558,710
  National Institutes of Health Limbic System Function in Carriers of the Fragile X Premutation Competitive Revision $775,470
  National Fragile X Foundation  Extending Autism Behavioral Intervention to Young Children with Fragile X Syndrome $50,000 
W. Ladson Hinton, M.D. Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. Sacramento Asian Pacific Islander Dementia Care Network  $51,600
  University of Washington National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center $51,594 
  National Institutes of Health Reducing Disparities in Depression Care for Ethnically Diverse Older Men $1,751,535
  National Institutes of Health Center to Advance Cognitive Health and Healthcare in Older Latinos $2,508,048
Robert Horst, M.D. Klingenstein Foundation Fellowship Program in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UC Davis $12,000 
Ryan Johnson, Ph.D. National Institutes of Health Amygdala Connectivity in Autism Spectrum Disorder $102,514 
Michael Minzenberg, M.D. Doris Duke Foundation  Neuroimaging of Locus Coeruleus Modulation for Cognitive Disability of Schizophrenia  $405,000 
  The Dana Foundation  Locus Coeruleus Neuroimaging of Antipsychotic/Modafinil Interactions on Cognition in Schizophrenia $200,000 T
Tara Niendam, Ph.D. National Institutes of Health  Cognitive Neuroscience of the Psychosis Prodrome $792,930 
Sally Ozonoff, Ph.D.  National Institutes of Health Infants at Risk of Autism: A Longitudinal Study $2,968,419 
  University of Alberta and
Simons Foundation
Genomic Influences on Development and Outcomes in Infants at Risk of ASD  $464,488 
  University of Alberta and
Autism Speaks 
Genomic Influences on Developmental Course and Outcomes in Infants at Risk of ASD:  A BSRC Study $26,462 
Sally Rogers, Ph.D. Autism Speaks  Meta-Analystic Project for the Autism Speaks Toddler Treatment Network  $19,140 
  National Institutes of Health  A Multi-Site Randomized Study of Intensive Treatment for Toddlers with Autism  $15,313,404 
  National Institutes of Health  Interdisciplinary Training for Autism Researchers  $1,684,766 
  Department of Education and
University of North Carolina 
The Professional Development Center:  Children Autism Spectrum Disorders (PDA) $1,307,029 
  Autism Speaks Strenghening the Effects of Parent-Implemented Early Intervention to Improve Symptoms of ASD  $765,937 
  University of North Carolina and
Institute of Education Sciences
Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (CSESA) $2,126,220
Ruth Salo, Ph.D. National Institutes of Health Neural and Cognitive Correlative of Methamphetamine Use in Schizophrenia $1,305,208 
Cynthia Schumann, Ph.D. National Institutes of Health  Typical and Pathological Cellular Development of the Human Amygdala  $1,923,750 
Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D. Otsuka Pharmaceutical Group and
Covance 
A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Fixed Dose Once-weekly Oral Aripiprazole in Children and Adolescents with Tourette's Disorder  $90,333 
  Otsuka Pharmaceutical Group and
Covance
An Open-Label, Multicenter Study Evaluating the Safety and Tolerability of Once-weekly Oral Aripiprazole in Children and Adolescents with Tourette's Disorder $104,233 
  National Institutes of Health Developmental Changes in Neural Processes Underlying Impulsivity and ADHD $2,979,419 
Amy Schwichtenberg, Ph.D.  National Institutes of Health  Self-Regulation and Sleep in Children at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders  $180,000 
Andreea Seritan, M.D.  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Healthy Climate, Happy Students $306,000 
Tony Simon, Ph.D.  Dempster Family Foundation Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Healthy Minds Clinic $20,111 
  National Institutes of Health Fragile X Spectrum as a Model to Explore Neurogenetic Mechanism of Cognitive Dysfunction  $2, 093,514 
  National Institutes of Health  Visuospatial Cognitive Deficit in Del22q11.3 Syndrome $3,348,283
  National Institutes of Health Visuospatial Cognitive Deficit in Del22q11.2 Syndrome $56,790
Christine Wu Nordahl, Ph.D. National Institutes of Health Analyses of Brain Structure and Connectivity in Young Children with Autism  $730,462 
Guohua Xia, M.D. Brainsway  A Prospective Multicenter Double-blind Randomized Controlled Trial to Explore the Tolerability, Safety and Efficacy of the H-Coil Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) in Subjects With Major Depression Disorder (MDD) $190,373
Glen Xiong, M.D. Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (NARSAD)  The Development of an Automated System for the Classification of fMRI Activation Patterns as a Diagnosis  $60,000 
Peter Yellowlees, M.D.  Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Comprehensive Interior Reconnaissance)  Detection and Computational Analysis of Psychological Signals  $400,646 
Jong Yoon, M.D. National Institutes of Health fMRI Investigation of Maintenance in Schizophrenia $838,315 
  National Institutes of Health GABA Deficit Hypothesis of Impaired Visual Inhibition in Schizophrenia $421,604 
  Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (NARSAD) The Development of a Brain Activity Based Classification System to Identify Neurophysiologically Similar Sub-Groups Within the Schizophrenia Syndrome $60,000
Gregory Young, Ph.D. Autism Speaks  A Centralized Standard Database for the Baby Siblings Research Consortium $125,581 
  National Institutes of Health Neurocognitive Markers of Response to Treatment in Autism  $152, 924