Symposium Announcement: Nutrition 2018 – Linear Growth and Neurodevelopment

Sunday, June 10, Hynes Convention Center, Ballroom C Full Schedule An estimated 155 million children are stunted and stunted growth is consistently associated with delayed cognitive development. This strong and consistent association has led to the widespread use of stunted growth as an indicator of delayed neurodevelopment. Interventions that decrease stunting are assumed to improve […]

Call for Applications: Lab Manager, UC Davis

Call for Applications: Lab Manager for the Translational Research in Early Life Learning for Impact at Scale (TRELLIS) Lab in the Department of Nutrition at UC Davis Our aim in the TRELLIS lab is to translate basic science into practical interventions that can benefit mothers and children worldwide. Like a vine, children need nurturing care […]

Publication: Prepregnancy Body Mass and Weight Gain During Pregnancy in India and Sub-Saharan Africa

By DIANE COFFEY To download article click here. Abstract Despite being wealthier, Indian children are significantly shorter and smaller than African children. These differences begin very early in life, suggesting that they may in part reflect differences in maternal health. By applying reweighting estimation strategies to the Demographic and Health Surveys, this paper reports, to my knowledge, […]