Dr. Erickson specializes in research and clinical treatment involving persons with developmental disorders. His primary research focus is on new treatment development for Fragile X Syndrome (FXS), autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and other related disorders. He is the director of the Fragile X Research and Treatment Center and also serves as the director of research at the Kelly O'Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Dr. Wink is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who specializes in clinical care and research of Angelman Syndrome (AS) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). She is director of the Angelman Syndrome Research and Treatment Center and also serves as a member of the Angelman Syndrome Foundation Expert Panel on Challenging and Difficult to Treat Behaviors.
Dr. Pedapati has a strong interest in neuroplasticity and human electrophysiology. He primarily works using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in different patient populations including neuropsychiatric and developmental disorders.
Dr. Dominick completed her residency and fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s and has since joined as faculty. Along with seeing patients clinically, she conducts neuroimaging research related to autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Margo Moore is the research nurse and team manager for Dr. Erickson and Dr. Wink’s autism, Fragile X and Angelman Syndrome research program. She is a Certified Clinical Research Professional and has extensive clinical research experience in industry and investigator initiated projects in pediatric populations. Margo completed her Master’s Degree in Clinical Research Management Summer 2016.
Dr. Schaefer is the director of Behavioral and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Preclinical lab. She works with Angelman Syndrome (AS), Fragile X Syndrome (FXS), and autism in the mouse model. She has numerous publications about her work with translational research.
Dr. Shaffer is the director of Psychological Services for the Fragile X Treatment and Research Center. She performs evaluations necessary for clinical research and also sees patients with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), Angelman Syndrome (AS), and Fragile X Syndrome (FXS) for therapy. She has specialty training in the autism diagnostic interview- revised (ADI-R) and the autism diagnostic observation schedule (ADOS), which are both methods of diagnosing autism.
Dr. Will is a staff psychologist who conducts diagnostic interviews, evaluations, and feedback sessions both clinically and for research.
We also work with several undergraduate students who have an interest in Angelman Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome and / or autism spectrum disorders.
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