Our research focuses on autism, fragile X syndrome, and related genetic conditions and uses novel methods to study the neurocognitive and genetic basis of the complex clinical profiles in these conditions. Studies in the NDL adopt a life-span and multigenerational approach, including both children and adults, as well as unaffected family members who may carry genes related to autism and fragile X. Research in the NDL is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and several private foundations. Our lab also works closely with the community to encourage better understanding, support, and integration of individuals with autism and fragile X.

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