Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

Funding Announcements

2018 RFK IDDRC Pilot and Feasibility Awards:

The role of Fragile X mental retardation protein in presynaptic protein synthesis and plasticity
Investigator: Pablo Castillo, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Department of Psychiatry Behavioral Sciences
Harold and Muriel Block Chair in Neuroscience
 

Crk and Crkl mutations as causes for epilepsy in IDD
Investigator: Aristea Galanapoulou M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology (Child Neurology)
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Investigator: Jean M. Hebert Ph.D.
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Department of Genetics
 

Modeling the neuropsychiatric manifestations of Lowe Syndrome using induced pluripotent stem cells
Investigator: Herbert M. Lachman M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics
Investigator: Deyou Zheng, Ph.D.
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Department of Genetics
Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology


Studies on Pol III-Associated Leukodystophy
Investigator: Ian M. Willis, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Professor, Department of Systems & Computational Biology

 

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
 

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