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Member Nicole C. Kleinstreuer Receives Prestigious 2019 SOT Achievement Award (1/10/19)

Past President, Dr. Sonja Rasmussen lends expertise in NPR All Things Considered interview: “Severe Flu Raises Risk Of Birth Problems For Pregnant Women, Babies” (1/10/19)

Member Dr. Madhumita Basu, PhD, featured in news story: High blood sugar during pregnancy influences fetal heart development (12/22/18)

Michiko Watanabe, PhD, editor of the Birth Defects Research special issue on the maternal environment, quoted in Earth.com regarding the special issue's findings (12/21/18)

Al Romeo, RN, PhD, talks about antidepressants during pregnancy and breastfeeding on KUTV (12/21/18)

Al Romeo, RN, PhD, talks about asthma and pregnancy on KUTV’s Baby Your Baby television segment (11/16/18)

Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH, Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention Past President was cited in dozens of news articles regarding the latest study surrounding marijuana in breast milk including:
The Boston Globe (8/30/18)
The New York Times (8/27/18)
Inverse (8/27/18)
Fox News (8/27/18)

Anthony Scialli, MD, Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention Past President, was featured in a U.S. News & World Report article on marijuana and morning sickness (8/20/18)

Dr. Christina Chambers among co-authors of new paper in JAMA on study suggesting that the rate of children affected by drinking during pregnancy may be higher than previously thought (2/6/18)

Robert J. Kavlock Receives 2018 SOT Merit Award (2/6/18)

New UNC-Chapel Hill Study Links Low Carbohydrate Intake to Increased Risk of Birth Defects (1/25/18)

Birth defects experts to present free webinar on opioids in pregnancy (1/24/18)

Dr. Russell Kirby tracks neonatal abstinence syndrome in the opioid epidemic (1/22/18)

Iodine deficiency may reduce pregnancy chances, NIH study led by Dr. James Mills suggests (1/11/18)

JAMA study says more pregnant women are using marijuana; television news interview featuring Dr. Christina Chambers (12/28/17)

Scientists invited to build computer models that predict toxicity, featuring Dr. Nicole Kleinstreuer (12/13/17)

WVU opens new inhalation facility, $1.7 million NIH grant investigates effects of inhaled particles in health (Study director Timothy Nurkiewicz) (10/19/17)

Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention Members Active in Zika Response (2015-2016)

July 23, 2019—New Studies Suggest Prenatal Marijuana Exposure May Be Capable of Inducing FASD-Like Impairment

June 18, 2019—From Climate Change’s Effects in Pregnancy to Gestational Marijuana Use, Top Scientists Present Latest Research

April 16, 2019—From Bench to Bedside, Spectrum of Birth Defects Research to Be Recognized

January 2, 2019—Teratology Experts Unveil 5 Effective Ways to Prevent Birth Defects

December 21, 2018—New Insight into What a Mother Gives to her Baby in the Womb besides Genes

August 14, 2018—Advances in 3-D Printing Launch a Promising Future for Birth Defects Treatments

June 19, 2018—Top Birth Defects Researchers Converge in Clearwater to Discuss Zika, Opioids

May 1, 2018—Frozen Embryo Transfer versus Fresh Embryo Transfer: What’s Riskier?

April 30, 2018—Scientists to Be Recognized as They Present Latest Research in Birth Defects

December 18, 2017—New Data Shows Junk Food, Energy Drinks May Pose Unique Risks for Teens

July 17, 2017—Study Shows Newer Antiepileptic Drugs and Mood Stabilizers May be Safer Choice during Pregnancy

June 26, 2017—Marijuana Safety in Pregnancy: Researchers Descend on Denver to Discuss Latest Data

April 26, 2017—Scientists to Be Recognized as They Present Research on Zika, Cocaine in Pregnancy

March 15, 2017—Pregnancy Infection Concern Rises with Resurgence of Syphilis, Emergence of Zika

December 29, 2016—Series of New Studies Shed Light on Sex Determination in Human Development

November 16, 2016—New Study Shows Decrease in Critical Birth Defects Prevention Programs

June 27, 2016—Symposium, Series of New Studies Aim to Raise Awareness of Drug Abuse in Pregnancy

June 20, 2016—Brazilian Scientists Head to San Antonio, Set to Unveil New Zika Research

April 20, 2016—Scientists Honored for Making Monumental Strides in Birth Defects Research

December 28, 2015—New Studies Suggest Microorganisms in the Womb Set Stage For Childhood and Adulthood Diseases

June 18, 2015—Examining dads’ influence on babies’ health French

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