The UC Davis MIND Institute is a collaborative international research center, committed to the awareness, understanding, prevention, and treatment of the challenges associated with neurodevelopmental disabilities.
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MIND Featured Study
This study is being done to better understand the relationship between fidgeting, attention and emotions in people who fidget a lot. Participants must be between 18-35 years old and have diagnosed or suspected ADHD.
The MIND Institute conducts collaborative multidisciplinary research on neurodevelopmental disabilities, including Autism, Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.
The MIND Institute is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the outstanding expertise at UC Davis. The university offers robust programs in biological, environmental, medical and toxicological sciences.
The scope and impact of the MIND Institute’s research program is broad. Studies ranging from basic biological research to clinical treatment trials have led to new understanding of genetic and environmental causes of neurodevelopmental disabilities, identification of differences in brain structure and function, groundbreaking interventions, and advances in very early diagnosis.
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