2011 Research Annual Report

  • From the Director

    Discovering the Source

    Long ago, early explorers searched for the sources of the world’s great rivers, often through great adversity. “Discovering the source” became a life’s work for some of these explorer-discovers. In this year’s Annual Report, we focus on our research that strives to “discover the sources” of disorders and diseases. We showcase our exploration of the underlying mechanisms and fundamental processes occurring during the earliest stages of development that later adversely impact children’s and adults’ health.  We highlight this work of discovery because understanding such mechanisms is essential to developing the early interventions or therapies that will prevent or obviate adverse outcomes and alter the developmental origins of pediatric and adult disease.

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  • Feature Stories
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    When IVF babies grow up
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    Decoding the mysteries of development
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    Preventing facial deformities
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    Brain development and behavior
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    Preventative medicine
    Imaging to detect heart risks
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