Kaiser Permanente to Examine Role of Environmental Factors in Childhood Obesity and Developmental Disorders

By Janet Byron Kaiser Permanente researchers have received a major new grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how exposures to environmental chemicals during pregnancy may influence the risk of obesity and neurodevelopmental disorders in children. Twenty percent…

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Vaccine Study Center Research Yields Valuable Knowledge on Vaccines for Children and Adolescents

The Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center (VSC), which conducts research to advance scientific understanding of vaccines at all levels of development, published widely-covered studies this fall on both the deficiencies and general safety of two vaccines for children and adolescents.…

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Enid Hunkeler, MA And Lisa Croen, PhD

Newly funded: $10.5M grant kickstarts national network to speed mental health research

A three-year $10.5 million federal grant awarded in December to help speed up mental health research will rely heavily on data from members of six Kaiser Permanente regions, including Kaiser Permanente Northern California. The Mental Health Research Network, to be…

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