Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania

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Core Personnel
Core Director: Marc Yudkoff, M.D.
Core Associate Director: Michael Robinson, Ph.D.

Core Keywords

Core Description

The Administrative Core provides the leadership and coordination that has made the Center an effective and cohesive vehicle to advance IDDRC-related research at University of Pennsylvania.


  • Overall management
  • Educational program/training
  • Administration of New Program Development Projects
  • Quality assurance
  • Advocating for developmental disability-related research among private foundations and governmental authorities in Philadelphia, PA and NJ
  • Encouraging inter-IDDRC collaboration by establishing and fostering the Mid-Atlantic Research Consortium (MAC)
  • Conferring national prominence on IDDRC network by co-hosting Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, the official journal of the network


Services Provided - Administrative Functions

  • Scientific and programmatic management
  • Evaluation of New Users
  • Administration of New Program Development Award
  • Administration - services to Cores
  • Administration - coordination of Core interactions
  • Administration - services to user projects

Services Provided - Educational Functions

  • Monthly IDDRC Seminar Series
  • Neuroscience Chalk Talk Series

Services Provided - Mid-Atlantic Research Consortium (MAC)

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