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A Kennedy Krieger Researcher Announces Groundbreaking Results of 10-Year, International Study of Lorenzo's Oil'

September 28, 2002
Dr. Hugo Moser, director of Neurogenetics at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, will present the findings of a major, 10-year study of Lorenzo's Oil' therapy in children with adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD).

GHENT, Belgium - Dr. Hugo Moser, director of Neurogenetics at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, will present the findings of a major, 10-year study of Lorenzo's Oil' therapy in children with adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) today at a scientific symposium at Ghent University.

Kennedy Krieger School Career and Technology Center Receives $100,000 Grant From the Bank of America Foundation to Support its Financial and Consumer Services Program

September 24, 2002
BALTIMORE The Bank of America Foundation announced today a grant of $100,000 to the Kennedy Krieger Institute, the balance of a $250,000 donation made in 1999 to support the Kennedy Krieger School Career and Technology Center's (CTC) Retail and Consumer Services program.

BALTIMORE-The Bank of America Foundation announced today a grant of $100,000 to the Kennedy Krieger Institute, the balance of a $250,000 donation made in 1999 to support the Kennedy Krieger School Career and Technology Center's (CTC) Retail and Consumer Services program.

Innovative New Imaging Technique "Maps" Brain Injury

September 10, 2002
Technology is leading to discoveries about how disorders of the developing brain lead to Cerebral Palsy

BALTIMORE - Physicians at Kennedy Krieger Institute and neuro-imaging experts at the Institute's F.M. Kirby Research Center for Functional Brain Imaging have developed a new way to see the white matter pathways, or "cables," that carry messages from one part of the brain to another in children with cerebral palsy. Already, the new technique has led to a better understanding of how disorders of the developing brain lead to cerebral palsy - which holds promise for better diagnosis and more effective treatment.

Bands On The Bay

March 21, 2006
Event to Raise Funds for the Kennedy Krieger Sturge-Weber Syndrome Center

(Baltimore, MD) - A special day of festive music on the waterfront will raise funds in honor of Jenna Heck, a toddler who was born with a rare condition called Sturge-Weber Syndrome. "Bands on the Bay" is an afternoon of exciting musical entertainment, fantastic silent and live auctions, and delicious food, beer, and wine.

Marcus Institute Announces New External Relations Director

August 10, 1999
The Marcus Institute at Emory University, an affiliate of Kennedy Krieger Institute, announces that Elizabeth "Betsy" Irby has accepted the position of director of external relations.

ATLANTA, GA - The Marcus Institute at Emory University, an affiliate of Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, announces that Elizabeth "Betsy" Irby has accepted the position of Director of External Relations.

Irby will be directing the fundraising, marketing, public relations and board relations for the Institute. Previously, she was the director of development and alumni relations at the Atlanta International School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Language/English Literature from the University of Georgia and is a graduate of The Westminster Schools.

World Leader in Spinal Cord Research and Treatment

November 1, 2004
Dr. John McDonald will establish new center for spinal cord restoration

Baltimore - One of the world's leading spinal cord researchers, Dr. John McDonald, will join the staff of Kennedy Krieger Institute to establish a program to serve patients with spinal cord injury and paralysis.

The physician who helped the late actor Christopher Reeve recover some sensation, movement and moments of independence from his ventilator, Dr. McDonald founded and served as director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. At Kennedy Krieger Institute, he will serve as director of the new Spinal Cord Research Center.

Kennedy Krieger Institute Elects New Members to Board of Directors

May 8, 2008

Kennedy Krieger Institute announces two newly elected members to its Board of Directors. Anthony T. Rodgers, Executive Vice President of A&R Development Corporation, and Robert L. Wallace, President and CEO of BITH-GROUP Technologies, join 40 other Baltimore-area community and business leaders on the Kennedy Krieger Board of Directors. The new members will serve a three-year term.

Anthony T. Rodgers
Executive Vice President, Development/Design and Construction Management
A&R Development Corporation
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Baltimore-Area Child Helps Kick Off Duracell "Power a Smile" Holiday Campaign

December 10, 2008
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Duracell’s Baltimore-area Holiday Ambassador, six-year-old Iyana Austin-Howell, will deliver toys and batteries to children at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore as part of the Duracell Power A Smile campaign. The campaign aims to spread the joy of powering up a gift for the first time to children who need it most during the holiday season.

Kennedy Krieger Institute Elects New Members to Board of Directors

May 8, 2008

Kennedy Krieger Institute announces two newly elected members to its Board of Directors. Anthony T. Rodgers, Executive Vice President of A&R Development Corporation, and Robert L. Wallace, President and CEO of BITH-GROUP Technologies, join 40 other Baltimore-area community and business leaders on the Kennedy Krieger Board of Directors. The new members will serve a three-year term.

Anthony T. Rodgers
Executive Vice President, Development/Design and Construction Management
A&R Development Corporation
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Kennedy Krieger Institute Opens Center for Genetic Muscle Disorders

December 8, 2009

Kennedy Krieger Institute announced today the opening of the new Center for Genetic Muscle Disorders that will improve and expand services to individuals with muscle disorders such as muscular dystrophy and congenital myopathy in the Baltimore/Washington region and across the nation. The Center provides expert clinical care to children and adults with these disorders, and offers leading research programs both in the clinical and laboratory setting.

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