Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

Funding Announcements

2017 RFK IDDRC Pilot and Feasibility Awards:

Binding studies of neural cell adhesion proteins
Investigator: Steve Almo, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Biochemistry
Wollowick Family Foundation Chair in Multiple Sclerosis & Immunology
Director, Einstein Macromolecular Therapeutics Development Facility
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics

Investigator: Scott Emmons, Ph.D.
Siegfried Ullmann Chair, Molecular Genetics
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Department of Genetics
 

Exploring nAChR Function in Fragile X Syndrome
Investigator: Anna Francesconi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Developmental Medicine
 

Converging mechanisms in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Investigator: Bryen Jordan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry Behavioral Sciences
 

Whole exome sequence analysis of ID in patients with 22q11.2DS
Investigator: Bernice Morrow, Ph.D.
Sidney L. and Miriam K. Olson Chair in Cardiology
Director, Division of Translational Genetics, Department of Genetics
Professor, Department of Genetics
Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health
Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Pediatric Cardiology)
 

Cerebellar hypoplasia and saccadic adaptation in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Investigator: Lars Ross, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Developmental Medicine
 

Autophagy as a new therapeutic target for cognitive defects in Fragile X Syndrome
Investigator: Suzanne Zukin, Ph.D.
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Director, Neuropsychopharmacology Center
F.M. Kirby Chair in Neural Repair and Protection

 

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