The IDDRC@WUSTL, along with collaborator St. Louis Children’s Hospital, is a member of a network of 14 Intellectual and Developmental Disability Research Centers (IDDRC’s) funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development through an act of Congress in 1963. These centers are located in some of the nation’s top universities and children’s hospitals and are committed to advancing knowledge, prevention, and treatment of intellectual and developmental disability.

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Team Members

John N. Constantino, MD
Principal Investigator
Philip Payne, PhD, FACMI

Virginia Lanzotti, MSN, PMHNP
Research Coordinator