Current Governor’s Council Research Projects (2020)

CAUT20AFP004 Implications of maternal-fetal microbiome perturbation in the development of neuroanatomical and molecular defects associated with autism

CAUT20BSP015 – Deciphering translational dysregulation in human neurons derived from individuals with autism

CAUT20APL003 – Sensory and Social Gaze Behaviors in Infant Siblings of Children with ASD

CAUT20APL007 – A Pilot Study of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for The Treatment of Children with ASD

CAUT20AFP006 – Crystal Episkull: Live imaging of dendritic structural dynamics in autism developmental trajectories

CAUT20APL001 – Will interactive acoustic experience optimize rapid auditory processing and prelinguistic acoustic mapping critical to later language in infants at familial risk for autism?

CAUT20APL025 – Early Occupational Therapy to Improve Functional Outcomes for Young Children with ASD

CAUT20APL004 – Social skills and emotional rhythms in educational and vocational training to help develop autonomous and independent living

CAUT20APL016 – Improving Service for Adults with Autism through a Digital Assistant for Direct Support Providers

Previous, Active Grants (2019 and before)

Helen Genova, PhD | Kessler Foundation

CAUT19 – Utilization of a Virtual-Reality Based Job Training Tool in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Jinchuan Xing, PhD | Rutgers University

CAUT19APL028 – Elucudating Genetic Components of Autism and C0-occurring ADHD using Whole Genome Sequencing

Ronald Librizzi, DO | Virtua Health, Inc

CAUT19APL009 – Building a Streamlined Birth Cohort to Study Autism Risk facotrs and Biomarkers

James Millonig, PhD | NJ Medical School Dept. of Neuroscience & Cell Biology Rutgers

CAUT19APL014 – Defining the Signaling Pathways that Lead to Hyperproliferation of Neural Progenitor Cells in 16p11.2 Deletion Syndrome

Elizabeth B. Torres, PhD | Rutgers University

CAUT18ACE014 – New Jersey Center for Excellence at Rutgers

CAUT17BSP024 – Characterization of the female phenotype of ASD using Big Data

Steven W. Levison, PhD | Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

CAUT17BSP010 – Immune Regulation of Neural Stem/Progenitors

Tracy Tran, PhD | Rutgers University

CAUT17BSP022 – A Role For Semaphorin Functions In Cortico-Basal Ganglia Development, Repetitive Behavior, And Autism Spectrum Disorder

Vijayalakshmi Santhakumar, PhD | Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

CAUT17BSP011 – Developmental Dysregulation of Inhibitory Neuron Migration as an Experimental Model to Analyze Mechanisms of Pediatric Autism-Epilepsy Syndromes

Barbie Zimmerman-Bier, MD | Rutgers University

CAUT17APL025 – A Pilot/Feasibility Study of the Use of High Dose Propranolol to Treat Severe and Chronic Challenging Behaviors in Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

CAUT15APL046 – Piloting Very Early and Early Biomarkers for Risk of ASD and Related Disorders in Premature and Low Birth Weight Infants

CAUT15APL045 – Is Cerebellar Dysfunction A Biomarker for Early Signs of Autism and Related Disorders?

Michelle Ennis Soreth, PhD | Rowan University

CAUT15APL021 – Using SMART Treatment Design to Evaluate Applied Behavior Analysis Interventions on Communication in Preschool Children with Autism

Peter Stein, PhD | Rowan University-SOM

CAUT15APL022 – Metabolic Perturbations with Autism Induced by Plasticizers