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Frequently Asked Questions

Clinical trials are indispensable to the process of breakthrough medical research. Families and children with neurological disorders would not have access to the latest drugs, interventions, and treatments without the data that scientists gather about them through these studies. The involvement of well-informed participants is vital to the success of every phase of these trials. Our About Clinical Trials page will provide basic information about what clinical trials are.

For more in-depth information on what to consider before deciding to participate in a clinical trial, and how to prepare yourself for when you do, visit our Information for Participants page.

Bradley L. Schlaggar, M.D., Ph.D., Named President and CEO of Kennedy Krieger Institute

We’re thrilled to welcome Bradley L. Schlaggar, M.D., Ph.D., to the Kennedy Krieger family as our next President and CEO.

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