Our Purpose

The primary aim of the Development in Neurogenetic Disorders (DND) Lab is to gain better understanding of early development in infants and young children with neurogenetic disorders in order to promote positive development and well-being in these children and their families.

MEET OUR STAFF

8 smiling women students posing together

Top row, from left: Dr. Laura Mattie, Daniela Fanta, Mindy Eng
Middle row, from left: Kaori Terol, Victoria Willman, Sammy Rhodes Bottom row, from left: Kassidy Reno, Molly Vance, Hannah Streeter

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

Daniela Fanta named LEND Fellow

Congratulations to Daniela Fanta for being named one of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Fellows for the 2020 -2021 school year! Way to go Daniela!

Dr. Mattie receives grant to study children with fragile X syndrome

Dr. Mattie receives grant from the National Institute of Deafness and Communication Disorders to examine early predictors of language development in children with fragile X syndrome, with her colleague, Dr. Pamela Hadley! See Current Studies for details.

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Dr. Hahn receives grant

Dr. Hahn receives grant from the Center for Health, Aging, and Disability to examine early predictors of language development in children with Down syndrome, with her colleague, Dr. Pamela Hadley! See Current Studies for details.