No association between early gastrointestinal problems and autistic-like traits in the general population
Andrew JO Whitehouse, Murray Maybery, John A Wray, Martha Hickey
Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2011
The authors would like to acknowledge the National Health and Medical Research Council for their long-term contribution to funding the study over the last 20 years. Core management of the Raine study has been funded by the University of Western Australia, the University of Western Australia Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, the Raine Medical Research Foundation, the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, and the Women's and Infants Research Foundation. The 2- and 10-year follow-up was funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council and the Raine Medical Research Foundation. These funders had no further role in study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; and in the decision to submit the paper for publication. The authors are extremely grateful to the study participants and their families as well as the Raine Study team for cohort coordination and data collection.