The John Merck Fund
 

2014 Developmental Disabilities Grants

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Translational Research Program

University of Wisconsin Waisman Center$100,000

To conduct research by Xinyu Zhao and Anita Bhattacharyya into identifying reactivation reagents in a high throughput unbiased screen using human Fragile X patient-derived neural cells, to correct the root cause of Fragile X.

Vanderbilt University$250,000

To conduct a randomized controlled trial by Ann Kaiser and Connie Kasari of an early communication intervention with children with Down syndrome.

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