17 surgeries later, 6-year-old boy runs on prosthetic legs and Paralympic dreams.
Read MoreA rare, genetic condition robbed a toddler of her mobility — until her diligent care team and an experimental drug brought it back.
Read MorePsychiatrist and researcher Jonathan Posner of Duke University will give a talk about antidepressants, pregnancy and neurodevelopment as part of the MIND Institute’s popular lecture series.
Read MoreGet Mindful, an online support and self-care group for parents of children with neurodevelopmental conditions, is now enrolling for a session that runs from February to April.
Read MoreNew UC Davis Health research finds that executive function challenges may signal the onset of fragile X-associated tremor-ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) in some FMR1 premutation carriers.
Read MoreHigh levels of folic acid or vitamin B12 deficiency can affect fetal brain development in mice, according to a new UC Davis study.
Read MoreUC Davis researchers are recruiting infants ages 6-12 months for a new national telehealth study aimed at understanding which developmental delays could indicate autism or other conditions.
Read MoreA family who takes part in research at the UC Davis MIND Institute shares why they come back for study after study involving Down syndrome.
Read MoreNovember is 22q awareness month. A Sacramento-area couple whose twin girls have the condition, known as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, share their inspiring journey.
Read MoreThe UC Davis MIND Institute's annual trunk-or-treat event drew hundreds of families last weekend. The free, public event is geared toward individuals with autism, fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome and other neurodevelopmental conditions.
Read MoreLeading autism advocate Camille Proctor, founder of The Color of Autism Foundation, to speak as part of UC Davis MIND Institute’s lecture series.
Read MoreA study of autistic children ages 6-11 finds a relationship between changes in the intensity of autism traits and increases in mental health challenges.
Read MoreThe UC Davis MIND Institute is offering a specialized COVID and flu vaccine clinic for individuals with autism, Down syndrome and other neurodevelopmental disabilities this fall.
Read MoreThe MIND Institute and community partners are hosting “Learning Together” Oct. 28. The conference will be delivered in Spanish and focus on inclusion for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Read MoreOctober is ADHD Awareness Month. A UC Davis ADHD expert answers questions about symptoms, tips to improve focus and whether parents should get evaluated themselves after a child’s diagnosis.
Read MoreResearcher Roy Ben-Shalom is developing a model that simulates changes in neuronal activity caused by ion channel mutations to select the most effective therapy for many neurodevelopmental conditions.
Read MoreOutgoing MIND Institute Director Leonard Abbeduto will be the first speaker in the long-running Distinguished Lecturer Series. He’ll share lessons learned during his 12 years at the helm.
Read MoreThe UC Davis MIND Institute’s new Distinguished Lecturer Series lineup includes renowned experts on race and autism, maternal mental health, ADHD interventions and more.
Read MoreDown syndrome can mean more X-rays — and more radiation exposure — for children already at increased risk of cancer.
Read MoreMore than 350 people turned out for the UC Davis MIND Institute’s biggest back-to-school resource fair and picnic over the weekend.