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Online Release of 2009 IACC Portfolio Analysis Report

Posted Jun 15 2011 11:53pm

Below is the latest email announcement from the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC). This is the committee which sets out the strategic plan for autism research funding in the United States. The IACC has published the latest portfolio analysis of autism research. Also, members of the IACC participated in the IMFAR (International Meeting for Autism Research) conference. This includes Tom Insel, director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the chair of the IACC.

On behalf of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC), The Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC) is pleased to announce that the 2009 IACC Autism Spectrum Disorder Portfolio Analysis Report is now posted online on the IACC website . This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the 2009 autism spectrum disorder (ASD) research portfolios of U.S. Federal agencies and private organizations as well as an overview of progress being made in implementation of the IACC Strategic Plan for Autism Spectrum Disorder Research. In the near future, the IACC/OARC will be releasing a comprehensive listing of the individual projects related to each question and objective of the Strategic Plan containing detailed descriptive and funding information.

In addition to the 2009 Portfolio Analysis Report , please see the two latest articles about recent activities of the IACC:

· 2011 International Meeting For Autism Research Features Opening Address from IACC Chairman Insel and Contributions from IACC Members

Click here for Dr. Insel’s slides from IMFAR, which contain information about NIH’s implementation of the IACC Strategic Plan

· IACC Members Participate in White House Autism Awareness Month Conference

– Links to video footage from the meeting, Secretary Sebelius’ speech and President Obama’s April proclamation can be found at the end of the article

The IACC and OARC greatly appreciate the contributions of each agency and organization that participated in the development of the 2009 IACC ASD Portfolio Analysis Report. Thank you!


The Office of Autism Research Coordination

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