Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
The Child Development Unit (CDU) at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC specializes in assessing children’s developmental delays, developmental disorders, genetic disorders and long-term consequences of certain medical conditions. CDU’s specialty units include the Autism Center, Down Syndrome Center, and the Fragile X Syndrome Center.
The CDU sponsors numerous research programs related to child development, disabilities and behavior. The wide range of topics in developmental and behavioral medicine includes problems faced by children with Fragile X syndrome, language development, and disorders and behavioral training for mothers of children with cancer to name a few. Many additional areas are supported by a variety of federal and philanthropic grants.
Examples of recent research endeavors include involvement in a National Institutes of Health multi-site study of treatment approaches for autism; research related to cardiovascular systems in individuals with Down syndrome; development of a research registry for children with Fragile X; sleep issues of children with Fragile X syndrome, research focused on emotions, depression, and anxiety, in adolescents with Asperger’s disorder, and Early Childhood Partnerships (ECP), a community-based consultation, training, technical assistance and research-based collaboration.
Are Children with Fragile X Losing their Zzzz’s … and Y? A Study of Sleep Patterns of School-age Children with FXS using Actigraphy
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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