The mission of the IDDRC is to advance research in intellectual and developmental disabilities in order to generate new strategies for the prevention, treatment and amelioration of these disorders in children.
To facilitate these research endeavors, the Center provides research infrastructure for its members, in particular, the Translational Nexus. Additional services are available through other Centers.
- Translational Nexus: IDD-focused patient registry, data- and bio-bank.
- Animal Models: mouse genetic engineering, rodent behavior assessment, radiologic small-animal imaging, and metabolomics
- Administration. Educational activities, dissemination of information, faculty mentoring and collaboration referral.
For detailed information on each of the cores and the services they provide, go to the menu heading “For Investigators” on this website.
Other Benefits of IDDRC Membership:
- Notification of symposia, workshops, and continuing education programs; updates on progress and clinical trials, collaboration across disciplines.
- Educational Activities. The Administrative Core organizes workshops or mini-symposia focused on selected topics of IDD.
- Collaborator Referral.
- Faculty Mentoring. The IDDRC is committed to not only recruiting new investigators to IDD research but also helping them develop strong and competitive research programs.