About CANDI

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The Child and Adolescent NeuroDevelopment Initiative (CANDI) is a research program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School dedicated to neuroimaging and treatment studies of individuals with mood disorders, trauma, and developmental disabilities including autism and fragile X.

The CANDI team is led by Dr. Jean A Frazier and Dr. David N Kennedy and is supported by child psychiatrists, advanced practice nurses, neuropsychologists, statisticians, research coordinators, psychologists, and interested volunteers.

CANDI is a part of the Child and Adolescent Division of the Department of Psychiatry.

CANDI works closely with:

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