Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
The Division of Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics is a leader in research on optimizing future health, well-being, and opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. In collaboration with other scientists at the university and throughout the United States, our investigations have elucidated possible causes and characteristics of Autism and other Intellectual Disabilities, identified effective treatments for individuals affected by these disorders, and improved standards of medical care. Long-running studies by our faculty and international colleagues document effects of exposure to methylmercury on child development. We are actively seeking to make further advances in these areas with the benefit of multiple research awards that we have received from the National Institutes of Health, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and private foundations such as Autism Speaks.
Current Research Activities
Golisano Children’s Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 275-0220
The Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities is a University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.