Genetic Testing Labs and Resources
Gene Tests promotes the appropriate use of genetic services in patient care and personal decision making.
Laboratories Offering Angelman Syndrome Clinical Testing
Direct link to laboratories that test for Angelman syndrome.
PubMed is a service of the US National Library of Medicine that includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.
Coriell Cell Repositories
The Coriell Cell Repositories provide essential research reagents to the scientific community by establishing, verifying, maintaining, and distributing cells cultures and DNA derived from cell cultures. These collections, supported by funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and several foundations, are extensively utilized by research scientists around the world.
Brain and Tissue Bank for Developmental Disorders - University of Maryland at Baltimore
The Brain and Tissue Bank is established to advance the research of developmental disorders. The objective of this human tissue repository is to systematically collect, store, and distribute brain and other tissues for research dedicated to the improved understanding, care and treatment of individuals with developmental disorders.
Below are links to videos published by The University of Maryland at Baltimore addressing the importance of research on childhood disorders.
- Autism and Other Mystery Disorders of the Brain
- Unraveling the Mysteries of Autism and Other Developmental Disorders
Brain and Tissue Bank for Developmental Disorders - University of Miami
Collects samples from patients with a variety of genetic and developmental disorders, patients with related disorders, and age-matched controls.
Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center
The Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center at McLean Hospital is a centralized resource for the collection and distribution of human brain specimens for brain research. Research over the past decade has shown that the study of human brain tissue is essential to increase the understanding of how the nervous system functions.
Medical Home Portal
The Medical Home Portal aims to provide ready access to reliable and useful information for professionals and families to help them care and advocate for children with special health care needs (CSHCN), as partners in the Medical Home model. The long-range goal is to improve outcomes for CSHCN and their families by enhancing the availability and quality of healthcare, related services, and coordination of care.