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What are the unique factors associated with early onset obesity in different ethnic and racial groups?

This study will focus on women who are pregnant when they enroll, or become pregnant during the study, in order to follow their infants from birth to 8 years of age to determine trajectories of growth over time and identify genomic and epigenomic factors related to development of obesity. Critical to obtaining this information will be the review of Electronic Health Records of providers who have the correct measuring... more »

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How can single accelerometers or smartphone based measures of gross activity characterize voluntary and involuntary movements?

Using either body-worn sensors, mobile devices, or other novel applications, the science of this small cohort study will focus on which data parameters are critical, which instruments are most appropriate, how much data are needed, from where on the body, and for how long in the measurement of movement. Ensuring that data are standard, sensors are reliable in measuring the outcome of interest, and approaches to data analysis... more »

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How do genetic factors of ADHD influence treatment strategies? Can they affect success of treatment or the choice of therapy?

Screen school-age children for ADHD by testing, if feasible, or by electronic health record search. Perform WGS on children as the preferred strategy to identify new genetic associations and confirm previously reported genetic associations. If WGS is not possible, develop a marker panel and test children who have ADHD for known or suspected genetic factors. Follow children by periodic medical evaluations and school performance... more »

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How do genetic factors of ADHD influence treatment strategies? Can they affect success of treatment or the choice of therapy?

Screen school-age children for ADHD by testing, if feasible, or by electronic health record search. Perform WGS on children as the preferred strategy to identify new genetic associations and confirm previously reported genetic associations. If WGS is not possible, develop a marker panel and test children who have ADHD for known or suspected genetic factors. Follow children by periodic medical evaluations and school performance... more »

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What factors are involved in loss of fecundity in males and females?

This study will focus on the entire cohort across the reproductive lifespan (ages 12-55) collecting data on fertility (time to conception) and pregnancy loss. Additional data will include factors believed to be indicators of fertility as determined by questionnaire, blood tests, factors believed to negatively impact fertility, and genetic/epigenetic data that together may provide new targets for understanding oocyte depletion,... more »

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What factors are involved in loss of fecundity in males and females?

This study will focus on the entire cohort across the reproductive lifespan (ages 12-55) collecting data on fertility (time to conception) and pregnancy loss. Additional data will include factors believed to be indicators of fertility as determined by questionnaire, blood tests, factors believed to negatively impact fertility, and genetic/epigenetic data that together may provide new targets for understanding oocyte depletion,... more »

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Can Electronic Health Records (EHRs) be effectively utilized to facilitate clinical trials in pediatrics?

Use of EHRs in interventional trials is challenging due to lack of standardization and harmonization. There is a need to incorporate common data elements (developmental data, symptoms), establish linkages (event flags; real-time links for diagnosis, treatment and adherence), enhance interoperability across vendor systems, standardize adverse event capture, develop identification for phenotypes or rare diseases, and streamline... more »

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What genetic markers predict consequences of pregnancy associated hypertension & gestational diabetes for mothers & offspring?

This study will focus on women who are pregnant at enrollment or become pregnant during the study and the offspring of observed pregnancies. The information will help to define genetic and epigenetic predictors of long-term effects of common pregnancy complications.

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What is the genetic architecture of neurodevelopmental problems and how does it relate to health disparities?

From a diverse sample of children in both clinical and non-clinical settings, investigate genetic contributions to a wide range of neurodevelopmental problems (NPs). Individual-variant and polygenic approaches can advance our understanding of the genetic overlap between, and specificity in, different types of NPs. In a large and diverse sample that includes different racial/ethnic and socioeconomic groups, these techniques... more »

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What is the genetic architecture of neurodevelopmental problems and how does it relate to health disparities?

From a diverse sample of children in both clinical and non-clinical settings, investigate genetic contributions to a wide range of neurodevelopmental problems (NPs). Individual-variant and polygenic approaches can advance our understanding of the genetic overlap between, and specificity in, different types of NPs. In a large and diverse sample that includes different racial/ethnic and socioeconomic groups, these techniques... more »

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What are the characteristics of people who sustain traumatic injury who have optimal recovery versus those who do not?

Injury to the musculoskeletal system, the central and peripheral nervous system, or other conditions that cause disability are associated with significant morbidity. These injuries have substantial economic cost due to inability to work, high health care costs, and the need for long-term rehabilitation. Bioarkers of plasticity and contextual factors may predict functional outcome and guide prescription of the intensity... more »

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