FIU: Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

FIU: Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

FIU: Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

The largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the U.S. is underway and FIU researchers are at the forefront.

FIU is one of the 19 research sites for the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) landmark study dubbed the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development, or ABCD. The study will follow the biological and behavioral development of more than 10,000 children beginning at ages 9-10 through adolescence into early adulthood.

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