Fragile X Clinic

Focusing on Fragile X Syndrome Series

Oct 26 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Topic:

Social Withdrawal Behaviors in FXS: Essential Components of DSM-Autism Spectrum Disorder and Social Anxiety Diagnoses

Guest Speaker:

Dejan Budimirovic, M.D.
Medical Director, Fragile X Clinic
Attending, Kennedy Krieger Institute
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins SOM

Where:

Kennedy Krieger Institute
Outpatient Center
801 N. Broadway, Room 202

Clinical Trials in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Fragile X Syndrome

Feb 1 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Kennedy Krieger Institute
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

About the Event:

If you have ever considered participation in a clinical trial for your child or young adult diagnosed with autism or ASD, this lecture will provide information and an opportunity to ask general questions about clinical trials as well as specific questions about current research trials.

This training is FREE for parents and professionals.

Research Frontiers: Unlocking the Fragile X Mystery

Courtney
McGrath
Kennedy Krieger Scientists Explore Syndrome's Effect on Neural Proteins

Kennedy Krieger recently received a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to further investigate Fragile X syndrome, the second most common cause of intellectual disability. The two-year, $300,000 grant will help a team led by Kennedy Krieger's Dr. Walter Kaufmann learn more about how the disorder manifests itself, which could make treating the symptoms of Fragile X easier.

Millions Around World To Observe Rare Disease Day

January 14, 2011
World Rare Disease Day on February 28, 2011

(Baltimore, MD) Kennedy Krieger Institute will be joining the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and others around the world in observing World Rare Disease Day on February 28, 2011. On this day, millions of patients and their families will share their stories to focus a spotlight on rare diseases as an important global public health concern.

Fragile X Clinic

Kennedy Krieger Institute • 716 North Broadway • Baltimore, MD 21205

Director:

Dejan Budimirovic, MD

About Our Program:

The goal of the Fragile X Clinic is to provide a comprehensive array of testing and evaluation services for children and adults with Fragile X syndrome and Fragile X-Associated Disorders (FXD), as well as provide referral services as necessary. Kennedy Krieger's Fragile X Clinic is a member of the Fragile X Clinical and Research Consortium (FXCRC).

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