Rosamund Stone Zander Translational Neuroscience Center | For Patients & Families

A child in the Translational Neuroscience Center.

Boston Children’s Hospital divisions and departments listed below are well-known for the culturally sensitive, evidence-based medical care they provide to children with neurodevelopmental disorders. The leaders of these groups are determined to accelerate the development of new therapies and treatments for their patients, and are actively involved in and strongly support the Rosamund Stone Zander Translational Neuroscience Center.

SPARK for Autism Research Study, Boston Children’s Hospital

Boston Children’s Hospital would like to invite individuals of all ages diagnosed with autism as well as their family members to join SPARK!;

SPARK, sponsored by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, has the mission of speeding up research and advancing understanding of autism by building the nation’s largest autism study!

Registration and information can be found online at

By dramatically increasing the number of research participants, SPARK aims to help facilitate research that has not yet been possible.

Questions? Contact Gaby Aberbach — Clinical Research Coordinator at or call 617-355-8300.

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Join Our Research Participant Registry!

Within the Rosamund Stone Zander Translational Neuroscience Center, we have created a team of top doctors and researchers to help answer important questions about brain and behavior development in babies, children, and adults.

We invite you to become part of our team by signing up for our Participant Registry, which allows us to keep you in the loop about studies for which your child(ren) may be eligible.

Learn more.