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MIDB Researchers Receive Award to Develop a New Approach for Individualizing Treatment of Childhood Psychiatric Disorders

December 1, 2021
A study on the use of a neuroimaging technique called precision functional mapping for transcranial magnetic stimulation in children.
Aidan Mehta, 12, will receive comprehensive care for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at the new Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain (MIDB).

Acceptance – and Comprehensive Care – Makes all the Difference for Autistic Mother and Son

November 16, 2021
MIDB makes it easier for families – like Feroza Mehta and her son, Aidan – to get comprehensive care for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
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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.
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The Synapse: Nov. 2021

November 3, 2021
After more than a year of renovation, the new MIDB facility opened its doors to the public on Nov. 1.
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New U of M Research Center to Focus on How the Brain Works

November 2, 2021
A new center to nurture unusual collaborations to explore brain development opened Monday in Minneapolis.
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Lobbying Efforts Lead to Research Opportunities on the Effects of Substance Use on Families

November 1, 2021
One of two grants awarded to the U of M for the HEALthy Brain and Child Development (HBCD) study.
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Analyzing Big Data to Understand the Developing Brain

October 26, 2021
School of Public Health Biostatistics faculty Saonli Basu and Mark Fiecas co-lead the analytics core at MIDB.
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ICI Moves to MIDB

October 14, 2021
A new era of collaboration across the University to advance brain health in support of each person’s journey as a valued community member.
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Institute for Brain Development Opening this November at the U of M

October 13, 2021
A one-stop destination where diverse expertise comes together to accelerate discovery and improve brain health throughout life.
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University of Minnesota Receives NIH Funding to Study Early Child Brain Development

October 5, 2021
The two grants are for research on the impact of substance exposure during pregnancy on child brain and behavioral development.