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Happy Halloween from the NDL!

The NDL team had a great time working on new research grants while in costume!

Dr. Losh at Autism Speaks Town Hall

On Saturday, October 28, Dr. Losh was a panelist at the “Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions” Town Hall, sponsored by Autism Speaks at Rush University in Chicago, where she highlighted the importance of studying phenotypes in autism. […]

NDL in local Iowa newspaper

The NDL was recently featured in an issue of The Carlisle Citizen, the official weekly newspaper of Carlisle, Iowa. […]

Dr. Losh at “Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions”

Dr. Losh will be leading a panel at the upcoming event “Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions,” sponsored by Autism Speaks, on October 28. […]

Dr. Losh at “The Latest Trends in Fragile X Research”

  Dr. Losh was one of the keynote speakers at “The Latest Trends in Fragile X Research” conference, sponsored by the Fragile X Association of Southern California, on October 1st. […]

NDL among Northwestern research groups rethinking genetics

Environmental factors are now recognized to play a strong role in development, and pose risk factors even in strongly genetic conditions like autism. The NDL is one of the many labs at Northwestern that are considering the complex relationships between genes and environment. […]

New Publication from the NDL in Special Issue of AJIDD

A new study from the NDL was recently published in a special issue of the American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AJIDD) focused on Down syndrome. In the study, we examined the rate of pragmatic language development in children with Down syndrome. Our findings highlight specific types of pragmatic language violations that have implications [...]

Dr. Losh to speak at Naomi Ruth Cohen Mental Health Conference

Dr. Losh will be participating in a Discussion Group (“Children who see the world differently”) at this year's Naomi Ruth Cohen Mental Health Conference. This year’s theme is “Raising Resilient Children: Prioritizing Their Mental Health.” The Conference is free and open to the public! Where: Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 Dempster Street, Evanston, IL When: Sunday, June 4, [...]

The X-Factor in Infertility and Neurological Health

The article in Scientific American discusses the lab's recent research findings with individuals with the FMR1 premutation, along with other research laboratories. Our research lab explores how the FMR1 gene can influence developmental domains by studying language, visual processing, and genetic factors in order to advance our understanding of the causes of fragile X in [...]


Kritika Nayar: Research Talk

Kritika Nayar presented her work on visual perception and autism to clinical psychology faculty members and students last week! It was a brilliant discussion. We thank the department for the invitation and educational experience!  

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