Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - SYNGAP1 Center of Excellence

Constance Smith-Hick, MD, PhD Specialty: Pediatric Neurology, Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Dr. Smith-Hicks is a neurologist with special qualifications in child neurology and a research scientist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is the Medical Director for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, and the Director of Basic Science Research in Fragile X Syndrome at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She co-directs the Fragile X, SYNGAP1, and Rett Syndrome clinical programs and is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Our organization awarded $25,000 in January of 2019 to the SYNGAP1 Center of Excellence at KKI to provide support on several clinical studies being conducted with our SYNGAP1 children.

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