About the BNCD

The Center for Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders is funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders ( P30-DC005803). BNCD is affiliated with the Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies at the University of Kansas. It is directed by Mabel L. Rice. BNCD-affiliated researchers address the causes and treatment of communication disorders across the life span from infancy to old age.


ATT - Advanced Techniques and Technology Core
ATT provides investigators with the ability to use new methods, including mixed modeling, structural equation modeling and dynamic structural modeling, as well as new techniques for time-series analysis.

PARC - Participant Recruitment and Management Core 
PARC connects investigators with potential research participants through community outreach and data warehousing. PARC assists investigators by mapping data, such as census and school district information through the use of a geographic information system to target potential recruitment areas. 

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