ABCD Study

The University of Maryland is one of 21 institutions nationwide that will recruit families to participate in the ABCD Study, which will look at how different activities affect adolescent brain development.

Participants for this study must be 9 or 10 years old, and the study will be performed at multiple University of Maryland facilities in and near Baltimore.

To find out if you are eligible to participate in the ABCD Study, or to request information, please call 410-706-2223 (ABCD) or email us at abcd@umm.edu. Learn more about our study procedures. You can also read a Baltimore Sun article about the study.

Research Centers and Labs

Magnetic Resonance Research Center (MRRC)

The Magnetic Resonance Research Center (MRRC) is an interdisciplinary research laboratory that provides support and infrastructure for research in magnetic resonance imaging at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.  The MRRC is located in the 1st floor of the Paca-Pratt Building on the University of Maryland's downtown campus, with multiple research facilities on campus and in affiliation with the University of Maryland Medical Center.

Director - Rao Gullapalli, PhD

Maryland Research in Imaging and Analytics Development Lab (MYRIAD)

The Maryland Research in Imaging and Analytics Development lab (MYRIAD) is an engineering and clinical software development team embedded in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The lab’s mission is to work closely with clinical users to understand, develop and build the next generation of workflow and analytics software for use in medicine.

Director - Chris Meenan BS, CIIP

Center for Integration of Metabolic Imaging & Therapeutics (CIMIT)
Rao Gullapalli, PhD

Core for Translation Research in Imaging at Maryland (C-TRIM)
Rao Gullapalli, PhD

Biomedical Data Mining Laboratory (BDML)
Edward Herskovits, MD, PhD

Research Leadership

Edward Herskovits, MD, PhD
Vice Chair, Academic Affairs

Barry Day, MD
Associate Vice Chair, Research

Research Publications

View our July 2018 Radiology Research Newsletter

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