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Families of Boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Band Together to Fund Research

Ryan’s Quest, Michael’s Cause and Pietro’s Fight are non-profits founded by families of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy who believe that their global collaboration is paramount to see potential therapies through the drug pipeline.
12-Apr-2017 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Maureen Van Stone Receives Academies Appointment

Committee Formed to Study Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilities
5-Oct-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kennedy Krieger Institute to Lead Multi-Million Dollar National NIH-Funded Research Training Program

Kennedy Krieger Institute will administer a new pediatric neurology research career development program sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and designed to train doctors to conduct research aimed at learning how to treat childhood...
11-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mark Furst to Join Kennedy Krieger Institute as Senior Vice President of External Relations

Kennedy Krieger Institute announces that Mark Furst has been named the new Senior Vice President of External Relations. In his new position at Kennedy Krieger, Furst will assist Lainy LeBow-Sachs, Executive Vice President of External Relations, to...
2-Aug-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kennedy Krieger Institute Joins Launch of SPARK, Nation’s Largest Autism Research Study

Groundbreaking initiative combines web-based registry with DNA analysis to accelerate autism research and speed discovery of treatments, supports
3-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Application Period for Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Special Education Fellowship Program Now Open

Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education Program accepting applications for its one-year immersive training experience through March 1.
9-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Kennedy Krieger Institute Statement on ALD Newborn Screening Recommendation

Kennedy Krieger Institute statement on recommendation to add X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) to the United States newborn Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP)
21-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Simons Foundation Partners with Kennedy Krieger’s Interactive Autism Network, Provides $2.18 Million in Funding

Kennedy Krieger's Interactive Autism Network (IAN) has partnered with the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) to advance and expand internet-mediated autism research.
26-Aug-2015 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Adaptive Sports Therapy Expert Available for Paralympics Coverage

7-Feb-2014 10:10 AM EST

Concussion and Brain Injury Expert Available for Olympics Coverage

7-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

An Autism Diagnosis: Coping, Acceptance & Time Are Key to Moving Forward

After a child is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), many parents feel overwhelmed and experience high levels of stress. While this is a very challenging time, there are steps parents can take to accept the diagnosis and move forward.
8-Sep-2009 9:00 AM EDT

Picky Eater? What Parents Need to Know

Picky-eating is one of the most common occurrences in children, often outgrown as the child reaches adolescence. But if eating behavior inhibits normal developmental and physical growth processes, it could be something much more severe – a...
28-Aug-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Picky-Eating, Just a Phase or Something More Serious?

Catering to a child who is a picky-eater is like being a short-order cook: chaotic. Dinnertime becomes a war zone, with hopeless battles fought over vegetables and macaroni and cheese. Picky-eating is as normal as potty-training, a right of passage...
9-Mar-2009 8:00 AM EDT

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