Toddler sitting in adult's lap looks at autism app on mobile phone

The Duke Center for Autism & Brain Development, an NIH Autism Center of Excellence, is dedicated to helping individuals on the autism spectrum reach their full potential, thereby allowing society to benefit from the talents that neurodiverse people offer. 

With support from Duke University, research grants and philanthropy, we conduct cutting-edge research, deliver state-of-the-art interdisciplinary clinical care, inspire and train the next generation of scientists and clinicians, and partner with the community to impact public policy. 

The Duke Center for Autism & Brain Development is affiliated with the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences.

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Learn about our clinical services for autism.


Click on a faculty member's name to view their profile, including their grants and publications.

Key Collaborators from Other Duke Departments

  • Sarah Armstrong, MD (Pediatrics)
  • Jeffrey Baker, MD, PhD (Pediatrics)
  • David Carlson, PhD (Civil & Environmental Engineering)
  • Brain Eichner, MD (Pediatrics)
  • Matt Engelhard, MD, PhD (Biostatistics & Bioinformatics)
  • Benjamin Goldstein, PhD (Biostatistics & Bioinformatics)
  • Ricardo Henao, PhD (Biostatistics & Bioinformatics)
  • Joanne Kurtzberg, MD (Pediatrics)
  • Juan Matias di Martino, PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • Guillermo Sapiro, DSc (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • Scott Soderling, PhD (Molecular Biology)
  • Cynthia Toth, MD (Ophthalmology)