There are many ways the human brain can go off track during development—trauma, poor nutrition, neurocognitive disorders, stress, genetic diseases—all affecting the trajectory of people’s lives. Often, early diagnosis and intervention are key to helping all people thrive and develop into happy, high-functioning adults.
A new collaboration between CEHD and the Medical School will unite researchers from all spectrums of child development, linked by a shared purpose to make breakthrough discoveries that improve children’s lives. The multidisciplinary Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain (MIDB) aims to spark novel understandings of the brain and uncover the best ways to intervene, as early as possible, when a child’s development gets off course. Read full story
This story was originally published December 2020 by CEHD.