A research network striving to understand the biology underpinning neurodevelopmental disorders.
The POND Network is a research network striving to understand the biology underpinning neurodevelopmental disorders to improve diagnosis, care and long-term outcomes for children. Neurodevelopmental disorders studied in the POND Network include Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Intellectual Disability, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Tourette syndrome, Rett syndrome, Down Syndrome, Fragile X syndrome or any genetic differences associated with neurodevelopmental disorders.
The POND study is hosted at several sites including Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (lead site), the Hospital for Sick Children, McMaster University, Western University, and Queen’s University. To learn more about POND please visit https://pond-network.ca/.