Neurocognition | CHOP Research Institute


The purpose of this research study is to learn more about Graves' disease and PTC/Hypothyroidism, how it effects brain function and brain function changes after starting medical treatment.

The Timko Research Group is a dynamic research group examining a range of topics related to eating disorders, particularly anorexia nervosa and malnutrition.

Research in the Hartung Lab focuses on genetic kidney diseases, particularly autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD).

Dr. Hartung's clinical and translational research program focuses on autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease and other genetic kidney diseases, development of new kidney and liver imaging biomarkers, and neurocognitive outcomes in children with chronic kidney disease.

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Dr. Timko is a psychologist and researcher focused on understanding the development and maintenance of eating disorders in adolescents. Currently, her interest is in the neurobiology of anorexia, the role of neurocognition in eating disorder maintenance, sex differences in eating disorders, and the development of new treatments for youth with eating disorders.

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Published on
Jul 31, 2014
Identifying the best strategies to slow the progression to kidney failure for children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a constant challenge for clinicians.