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The Wendy Klag Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Let's Find Answers

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The Wendy Klag Center is a dedicated community of investigators and trainees with a common purpose of understanding and improving policy and care for autism and developmental disabilities.

Our three core pillars are research, training, and outreach. We aim to be a hub of public health research into autism and neurodevelopment within Johns Hopkins entities.

The Wendy Klag Center: Who we are and what we do

New and Noteworthy

Wendy Klag Center Talk 4/26

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Lena Smirnova, a BSPH assistant professor in Environmental Health and Engineering, about brain organoids and why they are useful in the study of neurodevelopment. Noon Friday 4/26. Email for the Zoom link!

Call for research proposals

Bloomberg School of Public Health faculty, trainees, and faculty affiliates of the Wendy Klag Center are invited to apply for competitive grant funding. A call for proposals went out January 12, 2024, with a March 15 due date. Details for faculty. Details for students

Pregnant or have a new baby?

Calling all Maryland moms-to-be. Join a study to help uncover early childhood experiences that affect brain development. Learn about the study and contact the Johns Hopkins site


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