The Clinical Translational Core (CTC) welcomed Laura Bradley, MS, as the new manager last October.
In her practice as a pediatric intensivist, Cengiz noticed that even with similar brain injuries, functional outcomes varied from child to child. “So, I began wondering what could be the potential mechanisms of these differences in outcome”, Cengiz says.
There is no one “typical” type of researcher clinician. There are differences in training, percentage of focus on research vs clinic, and type of research done. Many also carry teaching and administrative responsibilities on top of their already demanding positions.
Research and clinical services go hand in hand. One can’t effectively work without the other.
The end goal is to build a collection of information for multiple disorders, the first one being Down syndrome.
CMT is a slowly progressive disease in contrast to ALS, which affects the same neurons in the peripheral nervous system.
Several months after Ella’s first birthday, she received her diagnosis of Rett syndrome. “It was devastating, life changing. It’s rare – we hadn’t heard of it before we started this journey and it’s a very difficult diagnosis to process,” Jennifer says.
Families and their children with intellectual and developmental disabilities often face many barriers to getting accessibility to exercise.
There are thousands if not millions of steps to get from genotype, your genetic code, to phenotype, your physical attributes.
Here’s how it typically works. A parent brings their child to their pediatrician, concerned about a potential mental health condition — maybe it’s anxiety, or maybe it’s depression.