Individual Study / EGDS

The Early Growth Development Study Pediatric Cohort

The Early Growth Development Study Pediatric Cohort

Initiatives -
We propose to leverage and build upon a unique existing “dual-family” adoption design to isolate early environmental exposures from heritable influences on familial clustering of health problems to contribute to ECHO's overall goal of investigating the role of early life exposures and underlying biological mechanisms in childhood health and disease.
Start Year
2016
End Year
2023
Funding
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Jenae Neiderhiser
    The Pennsylvania State University
  • Dr. Prof. Leslie Diane Leve
    University of Oregon

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
From pregnancy through age 5.

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,201
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other