Fragile X Syndrome

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Focusing on Fragile X Syndrome Series

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


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


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: Piecing Together the Mystery of Autism

Kennedy Krieger takes a multifaceted approach to investigating this complex disorder

The Maloni BoysMore than 25,000 children will be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders this year a number greater than AIDS, diabetes, and cancer combined yet so many aspects of the disorder remain a mystery. Is its cause genetic, environmental, or some combination of factors? Are dietary changes and drugs the best hope for treatment, or should the focus remain solely on behavioral interventions?

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 Syndrome

To find patient care programs (Fragile X Clinicand faculty treating Fragile X Syndrome at Kennedy Krieger Institute, as well as research investigating this disorder, please see the right-hand column below. Additional helpful information, including definitions, symptoms, Institute press releases, Potential magazine articles, and other resources outside the Institute, have also been provided for readers on this page.

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