UW Research

UW Institute on Human Development and Disability (UW IHDD)




UW Institute on Human Development and Disability (UW IHDD) provides an integrated interdisciplinary program in the field of developmental disabilities to advance basic and translational research and to enhance the capacity of communities to provide state-of-the-art comprehensive services.

Core Services Offered

Scientific Cores: Animal Behavior Core, Brain Imaging Core, Clinical Translational Core, and Genetics Core. Additional Services:  Interdisciplinary Training for Graduate and Post-doctoral students, Outreach Training for Community Providers, and Clinical Services.

Funding Information

Center Grants only: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (2020-2025), Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (2017-2022), and Maternal and Child Health Bureau (2021-2026)

Reporting Structure

Department of Pediatrics

Related UW Entities

Research Affiliates and UCEDD Faculty of the IHDD represent over 30 academic departments. Departments of: Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological Structure, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Family & Child Nursing, Genome Sciences, Global Health, Health Services, Human Genetics, Immunology, Medicine, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physiology and Biophysics, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Radiology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Special Education, Speech and Hearing Sciences