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Advancing the Science of the Developing Brain

Our researchers and engineers are changing the way the world understands children struggling with mental health and learning disorders. With an open-science approach, we are uncovering the causes of these challenges and developing tomorrow’s breakthrough treatments. Our pioneering studies shorten the distance between research and care to open new possibilities for children, families and communities.

Science Programs

Applied technology and innovative collaboration

Center for the Developing Brain

Researching objective biological markers of mental health challenges.

Healthy Brain Network

Providing free mental health evaluations to thousands of children and sharing de-identified data with the global scientific community.

Autism Center: Research Program

Working to understand the neurobiology of autism.


Building practical technologies to help assess and improve mental health.

Computational Neuroimaging Lab

Developing novel computational analysis and experimental techniques for neuroscientific research.


Accelerating discovery

Technology Transfer

We are developing digital devices and software solutions to make diagnosis and treatment more effective for children with mental health challenges.

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Expanding access to data

Big Data and Open Science

We are committed to freely sharing information with the larger scientific community. Thousands of researchers from around the world have accessed our data and amplified our impact.

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Our Impact

One Family's Journey to Diagnosis and Care

For Trudy, the Healthy Brain Network study provided a pathway out of tension and tantrums at home by helping her manage her daughter’s mental health through diagnosis, support and medication.

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Our Scientists

Our team of researchers and engineers brings together expertise across a diverse range of disciplines, enabling the kind of innovative collaborations that speed the pace of discovery.

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Science Initiatives

We bring our science mission to life through collaborative partnerships and educational outreach programs.

Scientific Research Council

Our advisory group brings together experimental scientists and clinician-researchers to foster collaborative progress in children’s mental health.


Sarah Gund Prize

The Sarah Gund Prize is presented annually in recognition of an outstanding contribution to child and adolescent psychiatry, psychology or developmental neuroscience.


Rising Scientist Awards

The Rising Scientist Awards, presented in partnership with Hunter College, are given annually to outstanding high school students who show exceptional promise in research areas related to mental health.


Endeavor Scientists Program

Recruited from diverse fields such as computer science, engineering, mathematics and statistics, Child Mind Institute Endeavor Scientists collaborate on research studies that seek a deeper understanding of the developing brain.


On the Shoulders of Giants Scientific Symposium

Our annual symposium is a celebration of scientific achievement in child and adolescent psychiatry, psychology and developmental neuroscience.