The Synapse: November 2022

November 8, 2022
A part of our Community Engagement & Education Hub mission is to include our local communities in every aspect of MIDB.
Painting of two trees

MIDB Artwork Spotlight: Pine Tree: INFINITY

September 22, 2022
Created in 2004 by artist Catherine L. Johnson, Pine Tree: INFINITY is now installed at MIDB as part of our permanent art collection.
MIDB sign with guests

Great Minds Get-Together

June 24, 2022
Leaders from MIDB, the University and M Health Fairview, along with donors and supporters, celebrated MIDB and its impact on the community.
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Creativity Camp Aims to Advance New Interventions for Adolescent Mental Health

June 22, 2022
A multidisciplinary team held the first of three camps designed to help young people with depression shift out of negative thought patterns.

Autism, Age, and Race

March 14, 2022
Newly published research by authors from the University of Minnesota found racial disparities in identifying autism in young children.
Art room

Art for All

March 10, 2022
A collaborative effort to share and promote work by artists with disabilities.
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Disability Rights: Storytelling in the Congo

February 16, 2022
Institute on Community Integration last month trained people with disabilities and non-profit organizations in the central African nation.
Katheryn Cullen

Fostering Creativity in Adolescents

February 16, 2022
A collaboration on a Research Lab that explores creativity in adolescents through arts engagement.
Yup Wu

Telling Stories Through Music

February 14, 2022
Music therapist Yue Wu (MNLEND 2019-20) is working on a second production of her show, Light in the Well, which tells stories of people with disabilities.
Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain signage

Research, Treatment and Community Engagement at the Core of New UMN Brain Institute

November 9, 2021
The Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain aims to bridge gaps across treatment, research and community integration.