Center for Neurodevelopmental Imaging & Research

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Center for Neurodevelopmental & Imaging Research

The Center for Neurodevelopmental and Imaging Research investigates the underlying features and mechanisms of childhood brain disorders. Through the Center’s integrated approach, its multidisciplinary team works in concert to delve into the neuroscience underlying developmental disorders in order to improve identification and diagnosis and to develop novel therapies and effective interventions. Encompassing a strong emphasis on brain mapping technologies, the Center utilizes imaging and other modalities to approach a range of neurodevelopmental disorders.

Kennedy Krieger Institute Collaborates On Groundbreaking International Initiative To Advance Autism Research

September 24, 2012
Autism Brain Imaging Data Exchange (ABIDE) Represents Unprecedented Progress in Autism Research Community

Kennedy Krieger Institute and NYU Langone Medical Center announced today the creation of a new groundbreaking collaboration in autism research. The Autism Brain Imaging Data Exchange (ABIDE) is a database of brain scans from more than 15 leading international research institutions and academic medical centers. ABIDE was designed to advance scientific understanding of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by allowing researchers to share autism data within the broader scientific community. The collaboration is led by NYU Langone and Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Research Discussion with ADHD Expert Dr. Stewart Mostofsky

July 2, 2012
Topic: Study finds brain neurotransmitter may be key in ADHD

Dr. Stewart MostofskyChildren diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have significantly lower concentrations of the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain compared with typically developing children.

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