This study demonstrates that infants at risk for developing severe obesity by age 6 years can be identified as young as 6 months old, using a cutoff of BMI =>85th percentile on the WHO growth curves. Jessica Woo, MHSA, PhD, and her colleagues published their findings in the Journal of Pediatrics.
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In April 2017, DBE researcher Guixia Huang, MS, and colleagues published findings in the journal Sleep.
DBE researcher Resmi Gupta, MS, and colleagues published findings in Academic Pediatrics reporting on the efficacy of specially-designed children's books and brochures in conveying safe sleep knowledge to mothers of low socio-economic status.
DBE faculty member Jessica Woo, MHSA, PhD, and colleagues published a study examining the heritability of a new continuous race- and sex-specific metabolic syndrome score in both black and white adult families from the Princeton Lipid Research Study, the Take Off Pounds Sensibly Cohort, and the Jackson Heart Study. Findings are published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics.
DBE researcher Lindsey Hornung, MS, and her colleagues published findings in Neuromuscular Disorders that reveal poor bone health may be an under-recognized comorbidity of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).
This meta-analysis, from Nanhua Zhang, PhD and colleagues, aimed to estimate the effects of lifestyle interventions on body mass index among preschool children and explore potential intervention moderators. These results are published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
DBE faculty member Jareen Meinzen-Derr, PhD is leading a study called the Technology Assisted Language Intervention (TALI) project. The study uses iPads in therapy to help children learn language.
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DBE faculty member Nanhua Zhang, PhD, and colleagues published findings in the journal Sleep that a well-designed, large-scale, prospective cohort studies (using standardized outcomes) are needed to better understand the relationship of cardiovascular morbidity in the context of pediatric sleep disordered breathing.
DBE faculty member Patrick Ryan, PhD, MS, and colleagues published findings in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology.
DBE faculty member Rhonda Szcesniak, PhD and colleagues apply a flexible statistical approach to reveal complex relationships. Findings are published in the Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods.
DBE associate professor Eileen King, PhD, to lead the multi-center study.
Researchers, including DBE assistant professor Katherine Bowers, PhD, MPH, published their findings in Autism Research.
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