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Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities

News & Events
  • Postdoc candidate talk: Burcu Darst, who is under consideration for a postdoc position in autism research, will present a talk Friday March 2: "Relationships Between Metabolomics, Genomics and Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease." See the Calendar of Events for details.
  • Applications for WKC funding for faculty and student research due March 1. See this link for details.
  • WKC journal club: The next meeting will be Monday, March 5. See the Calendar of Events.
  • We need better measure of GI problems: WKC Director Dani Fallin, doctoral student Calliope Holingue write in Spectrum
  • Study to Explore Early Development, Part 3!  The CDC has again chosen JHSPH to lead a SEED research site. Did your family receive a mailed invitation? Learn more and respond at this link.
  • See videos of past WKC symposia. Talks from the 2015 "One Size Doesn't Fit All" symposium on research design are here, and a video of the entire 2013 WKC inaugural symposium is here.

The Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities encompasses a broad array of research and educational goals across the fields of public health including epidemiology, health services research, developmental research, policy research, population and family dynamics and beyond.

Learn about affiliated faculty at Johns Hopkins and the Kennedy Krieger Institute -- and become a member!

See autism-related talks and presentations co-hosted or promoted by the Wendy Klag Center.


Global autism research at the Wendy Klag Center

Global Autism JHSPH Magazine 2017

The global autism research of Dr. Li-Ching Lee, an associate director of the Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities, is featured in the Summer 2017 edition of JHSPH Magazine. What does autism and research into its screening and treatment look like in developing nations? Learn More and see a video by Dean Mike Klag 

Dr. Lee is also a guest editor for Sage's Autism July 2017 special edition on global autism, focused on identification and treatment. 

Message from
our Director

Dr. M. Daniele Fallin discusses the Wendy Klag Center mission:
To bring together researchers and families to find answers about autism and other developmental disabilities.

Grant Funding for
Student Projects

Apply for up to $15,000 in project funding as a Wendy Klag Scholar.

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Pilot Funding
for Faculty

Full-time Bloomberg School faculty may apply for project grants of up to $50,000.

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For Families:
Join in Research

Be a hero. To your family. To all families. Find out about our enrolling studies.

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