Maternal/Child Health

Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (BPCA)

The BPCA DCC supports multiple clinical trials involving exclusively infants and children designed to improve labeling of drugs for pediatric use.

Diabetes and Women's Health (DWH)

Diabetes & Women’s Health Study is investigating risk factors in development of type 2 diabetes by women who had Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.

Neurodevelopmental Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs (NEAD)

Yearly, about 24,000 children in the US are born to women with epilepsy. The majority are fine, but a national study aims to further reduce the risk.

Longitudinal Investigation of Fertility and the Environment (LIFE)

The goal of this project is to determine whether environmental chemicals affect human reproduction and development.

Consortium on Safe Labor (SAFE)

Observational study to describe contemporary labor progression and to evaluate the timing of Cesarean delivery in women with labor protraction