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Study: Family Relationships and Parenting of Children with FXS

The UC Davis MIND Institute is currently recruiting study research participants. The study’s goal is to better understand the ways in which characteristics of mothers and fathers and relationships within the family influence the language learning environment of young boys with Fragile X syndrome.

By |2019-10-28T15:45:01-04:00Oct 22, 2019|Opportunities for families|Comments Off on Study: Family Relationships and Parenting of Children with FXS

Visual Perception Study

Our research is looking at how you see and remember the visual world, and how attention changes what we see. We hope our findings will provide a better understanding of the differences in vision and attention occurring in autism.

By |2019-09-23T17:47:39-04:00Jun 12, 2019|Opportunities for families|Comments Off on Visual Perception Study

Purdue University: Brain and Behavior Study

Our goal is to better understand the different mechanisms within the brain that contribute to the development of psychiatric conditions, including depression, so we can establish better prevention and intervention efforts within this population.

By |2019-07-16T19:11:46-04:00Jun 11, 2019|Opportunities for families|Comments Off on Purdue University: Brain and Behavior Study

Canada: Metformin Clinical Trial

We are attempting to further assess Metformin’s safety and benefits, which has been shown to improve the symptoms and difficulties that individuals with FXS experience, including delayed language/cognition, excessive eating, obesity, hypogonadism, and delayed puberty.

By |2019-07-16T18:51:05-04:00May 21, 2019|Opportunities for families|Comments Off on Canada: Metformin Clinical Trial
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