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photo of Dr. Harvey Singer and Dr. Mark MahoneHarvey Singer, MD and Mark Mahone, PhD

Harvey S. Singer, M.D.

Director of Pediatric Neurology, Johns Hopkins Medicine

The motor stereotypies research initiative is being led by Dr. Singer, Director of Pediatric Neurology and Haller Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins.  In his clinical practice Dr. Singer focuses on general child neurology with a principal interest is in caring for children with movement disorders. As a researcher his primary interests include pediatric movement disorders, Tourette syndrome, stereotypies, and autoimmune mechanisms in autism. Dr. Singer has already conducted several studies on motor stereotypies.

Matthew Pollard, B.A.

Research Technician

Matt is currently a Research Assistant in Dr. Singer’s laboratory. Matt will be actively involved in the chemical studies of animal stereotypy models and the analyses of data from the various studies.

Dr. Mark Mahone, Ph.D., ABPP

Research Scientist, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Dr. Mark Mahone is a child neuropsychologist, research scientist, and Associate Director of Neuropsychology at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. He is also an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is on the core faculty in psychology for the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) Leadership Education Excellence in Caring for Children with Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program and the Mental Retardation and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC).

Dr. Mahone’s research involves the understanding of brain-behavior relationships in children with neurodevelopmental disorders, and the development and validation (using neurobehavioral assessment and neuroimaging) of assessment methods to better characterize neurobehavioral development.


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