Bringing In The Research Dollars! (BiRD)

Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders (R01)

Deadline: Standard NIH Deadlines

Amount: Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Total project period may not exceed 5 years.


Encouraging research grant applications to support research designed to elucidate the etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and optimal means of service delivery in relation to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Epidemiology
  • Screening, Early Identification, and Diagnosis
  • Genetic Studies
  • Brain Mechanisms
  • Shared Neurobiology of ASD with Fragile X Syndrome, and Other Related Disorders
  • Cognitive Science
  • Communication Skills
  • Pharmacological/Biological Interventions
  • Pharmacogenomic Studies
  • Psychosocial/Behavioral Interventions
  • Services Research


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