Office for People With Developmental Disabilities

IBR Press Releases

11/01/19
The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities’ (OPWDD) Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities (IBR) has received a $1.95 million grant, for a five-year period, from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to support IBR physician-scientist Gholson Lyon, MD, PhD, in his research on rare diseases. The grant is part of the NIGMS’s Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award for Early Stage Investigators initiative, which provides science investigators who have demonstrated ability to make major...
03/16/17
The mission of the IBR Summer Student Volunteer Programs is to introduce high school and college students to the field of Developmental Neuroscience and Developmental Disabilities, with the goal of inspiring them to pursue careers in this field. All students will be expected to attend various events throughout the summer including:Summer Student Seminar Series: This is a weekly seminar series intended for those beginning to learn about research in Developmental Disabilities. IBR scientists will give presentations that include background about their field of research, with updates about...