The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) is the flagship university of the University of Colorado System in Boulder, Colorado. Founded in 1876, the comprehensive research university has more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. CU Boulder is an AAU Tier-1 research university, the only one in the Rocky Mountain region. Our world-renowned faculty maintain a reputation for excellence in research, creative work and teaching across 150 academic fields. From hands-on learning to close connections with dedicated faculty, CU-Boulder prepares students to become leaders within Colorado and throughout the world.

ABCD Study at the University of Colorado

The University of Colorado is one of 21 institutions nationwide that will recruit families to participate in the ABCD Study. We will enroll 200 twin families from the Front Range and around Colorado, in addition to 150 families with 9 and 10 year-old children from the Denver/ Boulder area. Families in the ABCD Study will complete their assessments at the Center for Innovation and Creativity (CINC) at 1777 Exposition Drive in Boulder. To find out if you are eligible to participate in the ABCD Study at the University of Colorado, or to request information, please call (303) 735-2644 or email us at

Center for Innovation and Creativity in Boulder, CO

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From left: Teryn Wilkes, Dr. Robin Corley, Dr. Marie Banich, Jen Keith, Paola Badilla, Veronica Henderson-Davis, Dr. Naomi Friedman, Amy Ledbetter, Evangelique Lopez, Kate Abe-Ridgway, Dr. Megan Ross, Abby Tuvel, Dr. Nicole Speer, Dr. John Hewitt


Marie Banich, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

John K. Hewitt, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Jennifer Keith

Site Coordinator
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Paola Badilla

Research Assistant

Moriah Major

Research Assistant
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David Messinger

Research Assistant
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Abby Tuvel

Research Assistant
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Isabelle Bascom

Undergraduate Research Assistant
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Stella Bispham

Undergraduate Research Assistant
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Anushka Thummalapenta

Undergraduate Research Assistant