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Institute receives $99,998 grant to advance lead studies

Researchers at Kennedy Krieger recently received a two-year, $99,998 grant from the Gerber Foundation to explore whether an iron-rich diet can reduce levels of lead in the blood.

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Racing to Victory

Courtney
McGrath
Teenager Joins Elite Athletes from Across the Globe at Athens Paralympics

Racing to VictoryFor those who wonder if childhood adversity really can inspire remarkable achievements, look no further than Tatyana McFadden. Born with spina bifida, a neural tube defect that prevents the spinal column from closing completely, Tatyana spent the first six years of her life in a Russian orphanage.

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