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Ongoing Research

The American Professional Society for ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD) and the Pond Family Foundation announces the awarding of 5 grants totaling $100,000 to support research to improve the assessment and treatment of executive functioning of adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

The purpose of the program is to provide start-up funds for promising endeavors that are likely to lead to extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or other outside funding sources.

Descriptions of each grant project follow, listed by grant recipient.

New York University School of Medicine
Principal Investigator : Lenard A. Adler, MD
Project Title : Screening for Adult ADHD in the Parents of Children with ADHD
  Click here to view the project abstract.
Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator : Joseph Biederman, MD
Project Title : The Safety and Efficacy of treatment for EFDs in Individuals with ADHD
  Click here to view the project abstract.
Child Mind Institute
Principal Investigator : Michael Milham, MD
Project Title : Resting State Functional MRI (R-fMRI) of CogMed Participants
  Click here to view the project abstract.
Duke University Medical Center
Principal Investigator : John Mitchell, PhD
Project Title : Assessment and Treatment Related Issues Involving executive functioning in Adults with ADHD
  Click here to view the project abstract.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Principal Investigator : Juan Pedraza, MD
Project Title : Improving identification of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity
Disorder (ADHD) and Executive Function in Parents of Children
Diagnosed with ADHD Using Objective Measures
  Click here to view the project abstract.

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