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Pilot Projects

UR-IDDRC Pilot Grant Program (2016 - 2019)

PI Name Project Title Year Amount
Cory-Slechta, Mayer-Proschel Epigenetic factors in Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (IDDs) 2016 $40,000
Johnson & Paciorkowski Transglutamate 2 facilitates neuronal survival 2016 $34,125
Proschel & Ghaemmaghami Astrocyte dysfunction in Vanishing White Matter Disease 2016 $49,650
Leubke & Holt Auditory processing in mouse model of autism 2017 $50,000
Noble & Foxe Novel methods for lysosomal storage disorders 2017 $50,000
Foxe & Freedman Cerebellar hypoplasia and saccadic adaptation in Autism 2017 $50,473
Bennetto & Tadin Limitations underlying perceptual processing in ASD 2017 $57,275
Dean & Mink Cortical Correlates of Stereotypies in Children with ASD & Typical Develop 2018 $50,000
Foxe & Molholm Exploring auditory electrophysiological endophenotypes in more severe cases of autism with minimal verbal function 2018 $50,000
Freedman Exploring the electrophysiology of Batten Disease in human participants 2018 $50,000
Padmanabhan Exploring the electrophysiology of a murine model of Batten Disease 2018 $50,000
Wismüller & Foxe Exploring Large-Scale Network Connectivity in the Human Brain: From Machine Learning Research to Clinical Imaging Biomarkers in ASD 2019 $50,000
Majewska Understanding the microglial pathways that underlie IGF-1-related improvements in brain function in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) 2019 $50,000
Romanski Amygdala-Prefrontal Interactions Involved in Social Communication 2019 $25,010
Oakes & Foxe Electroencephalography (EEG) during auditory perception in children with ASD: an investigation of the predictive coding hypothesis 2019 $49,971
Lalor Predictive coding in ASD: testing competing hypotheses using electrophysiological modeling of neural responses to natural speech 2019 $25,000
Briggs Pilot study of animal models of sensory hypersensitivity 2019 $25,000
Freedman Function and structure of auditory processing networks in Rett Syndrome 2019 $20,000
    Total $776,504