- NICHD Intellectual and Developmental Disorders (IDD) Branch
The majority of Fragile X research supported by the NICHD is funded through the IDDB.
- The IDD Branch’s three Fragile X Syndrome Research Centers are geared toward stimulating multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research and translating basic research findings into clinical practice.
- NIH Fragile X Research Coordinating Group
This NICHD-led group includes nine Institutes with research interests in different aspects of Fragile X or its associated disorders.
- Read the coordinating group’s Request for Information to get feedback on the NIH Research Plan.
- American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP is the professional society for pediatricians and issues clinical guidelines and policies for the care of children with Fragile X and similar disorders.
- FRAXA Research Foundation
FRAXA’s mission is to accelerate progress toward effective treatments for Fragile X syndrome, and ultimately a cure, by directly funding promising research. FRAXA also supports families affected by Fragile X and raises awareness. Learn more about FRAXA-supported research .
- National Fragile X Foundation
This foundation aims to provide information and advance research toward improved treatments and a cure for Fragile X and its associated disorders.
- The Fragile X Clupdated linkearch Consortium , organized by the National Fragile X Foundation, comprises clinical researchers and intervention professionals at clinics located in medical institutions throughout the U.S. and Canada. Those professionals are committed to providing state-of-the-art and comprehensive evaluation and treatment recommendations for families, and to building an infrastructure for the advancement of scientific research leading to a better understanding of Fragile X syndrome and associated disorders.
- National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)
NSGC is a membership organization and information resource for the profession.
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