Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

2014 Awards

RFK IDDRC Pilot and Feasibility Awards:

Establishing an in vivo high-density electrophysiological methodology to interrogate circuit-level functional connectivity in genetic mouse models of autism
Investigators:
John Foxe, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Noboru Hiroi, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics
 

Impaired inter-hemispheric communication, information processing differences, executive function deficits, and network communication in ASD
Investigator: Sophie Molholm, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
 

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Investigator: Anne Murphy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Child Development)
 

Characterization of Slc9a6 and Slc9a9 KO mice and their relationship to neurogenetic disease
Investigator: Steven Walkley, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Department of Pathology
Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology
Director, Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center
 

The mammalian target of rapamycin complex 2 (mTORC2) as a critical regulator of synaptic 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

 
Functional Brain Mechanisms of Inattention in Children with ASD and ADHD
Investigator: Xiaobo Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
Assistant Professor, Dominick P Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
 

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