Genetic and Metabolic Disorders

The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities XXXV: The Continuum of Motor Dysfunction

Mar 18 2013 (All day) - Mar 20 2013 (All day)


The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities activity will provide an interdisciplinary approach to the issues of motor dysfunction. This multidisciplinary course will review motor dysfunction, including epidemiology, genetic and neuroimaging issues, diagnostic overlaps, associated dysfunctions, evaluation and management, outcomes and future directions.

The Road to Understanding

June 19, 2012
For patients and families, genetic counselors help navigate the uncharted path through treatment of rare genetic disorders.

Megan MiceliFrom the beginning, Megan Miceli’s parents knew something wasn't right.

Ambry Genetics Reports Specific Results from Clinical Diagnostic Exome Testing of Patients at Kennedy Krieger Institute

February 29, 2012
First Test of its Kind in Industry Yields Promising Results

ALISO VIEJO, CA, and BALTIMORE, MD -- Ambry Genetics, a global leader in genetic services with a focus on clinical diagnostics and genomics, announces specific results from one of three recent diagnoses using its proprietary new Clinical Diagnostic Exome™.

Novel Method Discovered to Reveal the Genetic Relatedness Between Individuals

November 8, 2011
Kennedy Krieger researcher finds unexpected familial relationships in data widely used by biomedical research community

(Baltimore, MD) -- At a time when profound gaps remain in our understanding of how one person’s genes differ from another person’s , developing accurate methods to interpret the human genome is essential to uncover population history, population relationships and the genetic basis of some of the most common diseases affecting society.

Miles for Megan

Oct 29 2011 - 7:00am - 9:30am

Please join us on Saturday October 29, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. at Padonia Park Club, located at 12006 Jenifer Road in Cockeysville, MD, for the second annual Miles For Megan 5k and 1k Family Fun Walk.

All proceeds will benefit the Miracle for Megan Foundation, an organization created to raise awareness, increase research, and develop optimal treatment methods for people with genetic disorders.

Genetic Disorders

To find patient care programs and faculty treating genetic disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute, as well as research investigating this disorder, please see the right-hand column below. Additional helpful information, including definitions, symptoms, Institute press releases, Potential magazine articles, and other resources outside the Institute, have also been provided for readers on this page.

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