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Below is a list of ongoing research and projects at the Autism Institute. Click on any project or contact us for more information.

Research in Modifiable Autism Risk Factors

  • An Autism-Enriched Risk Cohort in Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO)
  • Optimizing Social Communication Measurement with the Social Responsiveness Scale
  • Oxidative Stress Pathways and Placental Pathology in Association with ASD phenotype
  • Early Autism Risk Longitudinal Investigation (EARLI)
  • EARLI-HOME Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Mixtures Study
  • MD CADDRE: Study to Explore Early Development, Phase III
  • Prenatal Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Levels and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
  • Antimicrobial Agent Exposure, Fetal Androgens and ASD Risk
  • Folic Acid Prevention Pathways for ASD in High Risk Families
  • Building a Streamlined Birth Cohort to Study Autism Risk Factors and Biomarkers
  • Maternal dietary patterns during pregnancy in association with autism and autism-related traits

Research in Early Detection and Intervention

  • Early Detection Project 
  • Mobilizing Community Systems
  • Connecting the Dots
  • Improving Child-Treatment Fit

Research in Life Course Outcomes

  • Transition to Adulthood for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Predictors of Success in Postsecondary STEM Education and Employment
  • Factors Associated with Young Adult Outcomes
  • National Indicators Project
  • Promising Practices Initiative
  • National Autism Report:  Transition Age

Other Projects