Researcher Information

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title_visit_researcher-6559015 The California Birth Defects Monitoring Program’s registry and research data is a goldmine of information. We welcome relevant proposals from qualified researchers—partnership can help advance the science.

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CURRENT COLLABORATORS

bullet-7866611 Mary Croughan, University of California, San Francisco
bullet-7866611 Cynthia Curry, University of California, San Francisco
bullet-7866611 KC Donnely,Texas A&M School of Public Health
bullet-7866611 Richard Finnell, Institute Biological Sciences and Technology, Texas A& M University
bullet-7866611 Philippe Gros, McGill University
bullet-7866611 Edward Lammer, Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute
bullet-7866611 Moises Lomeli , Epidemiologo ambiental de ISESALUD, Baja California
bullet-7866611 Christopher Loffredo, Georgetown University
bullet-7866611 Max Muenke, National Institutes of Health
bullet-7866611 Jeff Murray, University of Iowa
bullet-7866611 Andrew Olshan, University of North Carolina
bullet-7866611 Beate Ritz, University of California, Los Angeles
bullet-7866611 Donna Schaffer, Kaiser Permanente
bullet-7866611 Steve Selvin, University of California, Berkeley
bullet-7866611 Roger Stevenson, Greenwood Genetics Center, South Carolina
bullet-7866611 Claudine Torfs, Public Health Institute
RESEARCH INTERESTS

Gary Shaw, DrPH, Research Director

bullet-7866611 Gene-environment interactions
bullet-7866611 Gene-nutrient interactions with emphasis on folate-related genes
bullet-7866611 Genetic and other risk factors for mental retardation
bullet-7866611 Biologic testing approaches to document exposures to environmental toxins/metals
bullet-7866611 Neural tube defects, oral clefts, brain abnormalities
bullet-7866611 Biologic testing of blood specimens for genetic, metabolic, nutritional, infectious, lifestyle, and chemical risk factors

John Harris, MD, MPH

bullet-7866611 Descriptive epidemiology: rates, trends, demographics
bullet-7866611 Birth defects surveillance
bullet-7866611 Economic and public health impact of birth defects
bullet-7866611 Medical anthropology, other novel approaches to discover causes
bullet-7866611 Biologic testing of blood specimens for genetic, metabolic, nutritional, infectious, lifestyle, and chemical risk factors

Suzan Carmichael, PhD

bullet-7866611 Nutrition and birth defects
bullet-7866611 Socioeconomic and psychosocial factors as possible risk factors
bullet-7866611 Gene-environment interactions
bullet-7866611 Brain, face, heart and limb defects
bullet-7866611 Biologic testing of blood specimens for genetic, metabolic, nutritional, infectious, lifestyle, and chemical risk factors

Juan Yang, PhD

bullet-7866611 Pregnancy complications and other gestational risk factors