Bruce Pennington

Dr Pennington's research focus is on understanding disorders of cognitive development. These disorders include developmental dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and several mental retardation syndromes: early treated phenylketonuria, fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, and infantile autism.

Publication Highlights:

1. Pennington, B.F., Filipek, P.A., Lefly, D., Churchwell, J., Kennedy, D.N., Simon, J.H., Filley, C.M., Galaburda, A., Alarcon, M., & DeFries, J.C. (1999). Brain morphometry in reading-disabled twins. Neurology, 53, 723-729. | pubmed abstract |

2. Gayan, J., Smith, S.D., Cherny, S.S., Cardon, L.R., Fulker, D.W., Brower, A.M., Olson, R.K., Pennington, B.F., & DeFries, J.C. (1999). Quantitative-trait locus for specific language and reading deficits on chromosome 6p. American Journal of Human Genetics, 64, 157-164. | pubmed abstract |

3. Cardon, L.R., DeFries, J.C., Fulker, D.W., Kimberling, W.J., Pennington, B.F., & Smith, S.D. (1994). Quantitative trait locus for reading disability on chromosome 6. Science, 265, 276-279. | pubmed abstract |


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Bruce Pennington

University of Denver
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Denver , CO 80208
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