Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a five-year, $11.5 million grant to lead a multicenter effort to understand how brain development in babies with Down syndrome differs from that in other babies.
$3.7 million will help evaluate Family-based Behavioral Treatment
Medical challenges at birth less important than stressful home life in predicting future psychiatric health
Siteman Cancer Center expands smoking-cessation efforts
Identifying kids who control their tics may help others at risk for Tourette syndrome
“We believe that this is one of the first, if not the first, studies of functional brain connectivity in relationship to restricted and repetitive behaviors in the first years of life,” says lead investigator John Pruett, associate professor of psychiatry.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are launching a large-scale study involving people who have used opioids recreationally but not become dependent on the drugs.
Study led by Dr. Charles Conway focuses on people not treated effectively with antidepressants.