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Bucharest Early Intervention Project



Person Relation type Date from Date to
Charles A. Nelson, Ph.D. Chairman
Sebastian F. Koga M.D. Director 2000 Jan 01 2004 Jan 01
Charles H. Zeanah, M.D. Participates in
Dana Johnson M.D. Participates in

Relations to other organizations

Organization Relation Type Organization Country Date from Date to
The Research Network on Early Experience and Brain Development Organizes Bucharest Early Intervention Project
Bucharest Early Intervention Project Part of Tulane Foundation
Solidarite Enfants Roumains Abandonnes Romania (SERA Romania) Participates in Bucharest Early Intervention Project
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Sponsor of Bucharest Early Intervention Project

This study compared the development of children living in institutions to the development of formerly institutionalized children living in Romanian foster homes established by the Network. (Both groups of children are also compared to a group of never-institutionalized Romanian children living with their biological families.)

This project came under heavy criticism in Romania, whereby the US side denied that their research had anything to do with intercountry adoption


However, the below article clearly links the project to intercountry adoption