University of Southern California
University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Research

The Neurobiological Basis of Heterogeneous Social and Motor Deficits in ASD

Principal Investigator: Lisa Aziz-Zadeh

Project Period: 4/1/15 – 1/31/20
Funding Source: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Award Number: 1R01 HD079432-01A1
Total Award: $2,156,234 (subject to change based on subsequent NOAs)

This goal of this study is to better understand the relationship between variation in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) along both social and motor dimensions by showing how these variations, using functional MRI imaging, relate to functioning in social and motor brain networks and functional connectivity between them.