Individual Study / ReCHARGE

Revisiting CHildhood Autism Risks from Genes and the Environment Study (ReCHARGE)

Revisiting CHildhood Autism Risks from Genes and the Environment Study (ReCHARGE)

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The ReCHARGE cohort, will be examined for the following outcomes of interest: attention deficit or hyperactivity symptoms; changes in cognitive or adaptive function; changes in severity or diagnosis; and symptoms of anxiety or depression.
Start Year
2003
Funding
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Irva Hertz-Picciotto
    University of California-Davi

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Hertz-Picciotto I, Croen LA, Hansen R, Jones CR, van de Water J, Pessah IN. The CHARGE study: an epidemiologic investigation of genetic and environmental factors contributing to autism. Environ Health Perspect. 2006 Jul;114(7):1119-25. doi: 10.1289/ehp.8483.

PUBMED 16835068

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,400
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Children who have enrolled in the study are between 24 and 60 months of age ,they have been born in California and their parents speak either English or Spanish. They must live with at least one biological parent.

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Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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