Center on Human Development and DisabilityUniversity of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-7920
Center Director: Michael Guralnick Ph.D.
The University of Washington's Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (MRDDRC), based at the Center on Human Development and Disability (CHDD), provides a comprehensive interdisciplinary research program in the field of mental retardation/developmental disabilities and related aspects of human development. Research is carried out in three major domains:
Developmental and Molecular Genetics
Developmental Processes and Behavioral Science
Interdisciplinary collaborations are emphasized in research carried out in connection with Research Emphasis Areas:
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Fragile X Syndrome
Infectious Disease and Immunology
Five scientific core facilities and one administrative core enhance the effectiveness of scientists carrying out their research as part of the MRDDRC. The scientific core support facilities are described in the Cores section below.
Other MRDDRC objectives include training researchers in various disciplines, disseminating research findings, and maintaining linkages to clinical training activities and exemplary service programs.
|Infant Primate Research Laboratory|
|Genetics Core: Microarray Component|
|Genetics Core: Proteomics Component|
|Instrument Development Laboratory|
|Neuroscience Core: Brain Imaging|
|Neuroscience Core: Cellular Morphology|
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