Lab for Biobehavioral Research on Autism, Intellectual and Neurodevelopmental disabilities

Enroll in a Research Study

child walking on balance beamAutism Spectrum Disorder Study

  • We are currently recruiting individuals with and without ASD ages 10-35.
  • Volunteers will complete tests of motor skills and thinking abilities at KU in Lawrence.
  • We also will conduct tests of brain function at the University of Kansas medical Center in Kansas City. Theses tests are non-invasive and not involve any radiation.
  • Testing will involve 2-3 visits to our lab or the brain imaging center in KC. These visits will last 2-4 hours depending on availability.
  • Volunteers are compensated $10 per hour for their time.
  • If you are interested in participating please fill out this form: Enroll for ASD study now

 

FXTAS in aging FMR1 premutation carriers

  • We are currently recruiting individuals aged 50-80 with a FMR1 premutation gene with and without FXTAS as well as individuals without a FMR1 premutation.
  • Volunteers will complete a blood draw, MRI, and tests of motor skills and thinking abilities. Our MRI tests look at brain structure and brain function and are non-invasive and do not involve any radiation.
  • Testing will involve 2-3 visits to our labs at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City and KU-Lawrence. These visits will last 2-4 hours depending on availability.
  • Volunteers are compensated $10 per hour for their time.
  • If you are interested in participating please fill out this form: Enroll for FXTAS study now