Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

About the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Research Organization

The Center has four broad interdisciplinary research areas:

  • Basic mechanisms of nervous system development
  • Cognitive process and interventions
  • Mental health disfunction and intervention
  • Life impact of disabilities on individuals and families

More about Vanderbilt Kennedy Center EKS IDDRC Research Activities

Interdisciplinary Research

Interdisciplinary research efforts at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center:

  • 65 Investigators
  • 158 Members
  • 27 disciplines from 5 Vanderbilt University schools and colleges
  • 0 current research projects in the VKC Intellectual and Developmental Research Center

Schools and departments include:

  • School of Medicine: Anesthesiology, Biostatistics, Cancer Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Centor for Health Services, Hearing and Speech Sciences, Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Neonatology, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Psychiatry, Radiology and Radiological Sciences (16)
  • Peabody College: Education, Human and Organizational Development, Psychology and Human Development, Special Education (4)
  • College of Arts and Science: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Psychology (3)
  • School of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering (2)
  • School of Nursing: Nursing, Psychology in Nursing (2)

Research Support for Kennedy Center Investigators

Research Support Services

The Family Outreach Center

The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
(One Magnolia Circle Building)