In her roles as Assistant Director of the Animal Behavior Core (ABC) and Co-Director of the Animal Behavior Subunit (ABS) of the IDDRC@WUSTL, Dr. Maloney leads the team that provides rodent model behavioral characterization and analysis to IDD Investigators.

IDDRC Animal Behavior Working Group (ABWG): Rodent Gait Phenotyping

An arm of the Animal Behavior Working Group focused on rodent gait phenotyping, led by Dr. Susan Maloney of the Animal Behavior Subunit of the Model Systems Core, was launched summer 2022 and meets monthly by web conference, with the goal of standardizing methodologies, enhancing rigor and reproducibility, disseminating guidelines for IDD model gait research, and cultivating productive cross-IDDRC collaborations.