Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

Intellectual Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC)

The Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) at Kennedy Krieger Institute and The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine supports research to help children, adolescents, and adults with developmental disorders and injuries achieve their potential and participate as fully as possible in family, school, work, and community life. The Center has been central to a scientific enterprise involving hundreds of investigators working to understand and address the problems of developmental disabilities.

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Mice Axons
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Cutting edge microscopy includes antibody staining
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Immunocytochemical staining of serotoninergic axons: Barrel field cortex and hippocampus of GAP-43 knockout mice (C & D) compared to controls (A & B)

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Mouse Models of Developmental Disorders
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Studying mouse models of developmental disorders
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Mouse models of developmental disorders are providing insights into underlying mechanisms of atypical brain structure and functioning

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Illustration of white matter pathways in human brain
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Developing options for analysis of MRI data
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Visualizing MRI data using various criteria for studies of brain anatomy, vascular territories, and connectivity

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Installation of 7.0 Tesla MRI Core
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Expanding infrastructure: 7T MRI installation
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7.0 Tesla MRI Core being installed in the F. M. Kirby Center for Neuroimaging in the new Clinical Research Building at Kennedy Krieger Institute
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