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Brain Development

The purpose of this research study is to examine relationships between brain and behavior development in toddlers with and without autism who have older siblings.

The Lurie Family Foundations MEG Imaging Center uses advanced imaging methods to study brain development, autism spectrum disorder, and mild traumatic brain injury/concussion.

Dr. Berman's research focuses on the coupling between brain structure and function and how abnormal development of the structure-function relationships contribute to the clinical symptoms of disorders such as autism spectrum disorder. 

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The purpose of this study is to find out how the brain learns to move in infants with and without brain injury.

Published on
Dec 3, 2021
The Intellectual and Developmental Disability Research Center brings multidisciplinary researchers together to advance what we know about IDDs.
Published on
Nov 15, 2021
Through a multimodal big data set, researchers across the nation want to better understand what typical variability in brain development looks like.

ECHO is a nationwide research program whose mission is to improve the health of children for generations to come. 

The goal of this study is to track the early development of infants with an older sibling, so we can better understand how autism develops.

This study seeks to understand the key differences and similarities in brain development between infants whose siblings do and do not have autism.

The Marsh lab focuses on understanding how changes in brain development lead to epilepsy, intellectual disability, and autism.