Infant Brain Development

WHAT IS THE GOAL?
To examine brain structure and function in typically developing infants. Non-invasive brain imaging methods will be used to develop a better understanding of brain development and inform earlier diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders
 
WHO CAN BE A PART OF THE STUDY?
Typically developing infants and children between the ages of 0 to 24 months
 
WHAT WILL PARTICIPANTS BE ASKED TO DO?
Children 2 to 24 months will have a 3 to 4 hour visit to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia involving developmental assessment, and two brain imaging scans MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), and MEG (magnetoencephalography)
 
Children ages 0-1 month (+/- 1 week) will have 7 visits at 3 month intervals between the ages of 0-24 months. You will be able to stay with your child during the entire visit and all families are compensated for their time. 
 
For more information on MRI or MEG visit our CHOP website at:
http://www.chop.edu/services/diagnostic-imaging