PARTICIPATE IN OUR RESEARCH!

 

COVID-19 UPDATES

 

We are running participants in person! We follow all guidelines recommended by the CDC, Virginia government, and UVA. Please see below for all protocols in place:

  • All lab members are fully vaccinated and complete a daily health attestation prior to coming to the lab.

  • All visitors will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms before entering the lab space.

  • Anyone over the age of 2 must wear a mask in the lab,

  • Lab members and visitors are encouraged to wash hands and use hand sanitizer frequently.

  • All surfaces, toys, and other study materials are disinfected between participants.

  • Each room is equipped with a HEPA air purifier capable of completely filtering the air approximately every 12 minutes.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at pugliadevneurolab@virginia.edu or 434-297-8985.

 

INFANT STUDIES

 
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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF INFANT SOCIAL PROCESSING

Recruiting Ages: 0-4 months

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SOCIAL BRAIN DEVELOPMENT

Recruiting ages 0 - 4 months

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BRAIN DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWING PRETERM BIRTH

Recruiting premature infants and infants who have spent time in the NICU aged 0-12 months

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CAREGIVER CUES

Recruiting ages 7-9 months

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ADULT STUDIES

 

IMPACT OF BIRTH TERM ON
NEURAL FUNCTION

Recruiting ages 18-25 years

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DIRECTIONS TO THE LAB

 

We are located at UVA's Fontaine Research Park, in the Sheridan G. Snyder Translational Research Building.

Click here to see directions on Google Maps.


Our address is:

480 Ray C Hunt Dr.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

 

From Main Street (The Corner):

  1. Drive towards Emmet St. South, passing by the Bodo’s Bagels and Bank of America on your right.

  2. Turn Left onto Emmet St. S/ US-29

  3. Turn right onto Jefferson Park Avenue (turns into US-29 BUS S)

  4. Turn left onto Ray C. Hunt Drive

  5. After entering Fontaine Research Park, take a right turn

  6. Take the first left turn

  7. Building 480 (the Snyder Building) should be the second building on your left

  8. Parking: Please park in any of the spots directly outside the Snyder building. A research assistant will meet you directly outside.

 

From Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport/Forest Lakes (29S/250W):

  1. Take 29 South

  2. Pass by Raising Cane’s Chicken on the right and use the right 2 lanes to merge onto US-250W/US-29S

  3. Take the exit toward US-29 BUS N/Fontaine Ave.

  4. Turn left onto US-29 BUS N/Fontaine Ave.

  5. Use the right turn lane to turn right onto Ray C. Hunt Drive

  6. After entering Fontaine Research Park, take a right turn

  7. Take the first left turn

  8. Building 480 (the Snyder Building) should be the second building on your left

  9. Parking: Please park in any of the spots directly outside the Snyder building. A research assistant will meet you directly outside. 

 

From Pantops (250E/64W):

  1. Take 250E to I-64W

  2. Merge onto I-64W

  3. Take exit 118B for US-29 N

  4. Take the first exit for US-29 BUS N/Fontaine Ave.

  5. Use the right turn lane to turn right onto Ray C. Hunt Drive

  6. After entering Fontaine Research Park, take a right turn

  7. Take the first left turn

  8. Building 480 (the Snyder Building) should be the second building on your left

  9. Parking: Please park in any of the spots directly outside the Snyder building. A research assistant will meet you directly outside. 

 

Family Testimonials

 
 

Everyone was so friendly and chatty. They were also so confident in handling babies, it was a great experience.

REGISTER FOR FUTURE STUDIES

 

If you are interested in joining our participant registry, please fill out the form below!


Registering does not automatically sign you up for a specific study. When we have a study that your child is the right age for, we will contact you with details about the study and how to sign up if you are interested in participating.


Your information is recorded in our confidential database, and is only used by researchers in the Developmental Neuroanalytics Lab. 


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