People with intellectual disabilities and developmental disorders are three times more likely to die of Covid-19, compared with patients without the conditions, a new analysis found.
A virtual lecture from her will be available on 10/30: How Early Childhood Experiences Shape Brain Development and Influence Mental and Physical Health Trajectories
In great need of in-person supports, developmentally disabled are overlooked in pandemic-related decisions, experts say
Research about the “female protective effect” in autism
Disparities include delays in timing of diagnosis, access to services, and double the rate of comorbidities.
Families with rare diseases face unique challenges in overcoming obstacles to treatment and care.
Experts give recommendations for more robust inclusion of the impact of racial health disparities on disease mechanisms.
Findings help explain why microcephaly cases less common in other Zika outbreaks
Dr. Joan Luby and her colleagues have linked adversity, including poverty and neglect in the first years of life, to changes in brain anatomy.
Autism may stem from a different — and larger — set of genetic mutations in women than it does in men, according to a new study.
Multicenter grant funds infant brain imaging at Washington University and other centers.
Findings from NIH-funded study could inform treatment strategies.
Genetically engineered mice mimic common sleep problems
Brain networks that help babies learn to walk ID’d