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May 5, 2014: CANDLE presents at the Pediatric Academic Society in Vancouver, Canada

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May 5, 2014: CANDLE presents at the Pediatric Academic Society in Vancouver, Canada. Presentation topics: Ms. Shanda Vareen and Dr. Kecia Carroll: Association between Maternal Prenatal Vitamin D levels and Early Childhood Wheeze Dr. Frederick Palmer:¬†Maternal Adverse Life Events and Child Growth from Birth to 4 Years Dr. Toni Whitaker: Maternal Plasma Folate Levels in… Read More

March 19 – 24, 2014: CANDLE hosts the Norfleet Forum focusing on Early Brain Development and Function: Impact on Social and Health Outcomes

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March 19 – 24, 2014: CANDLE hosts the Norfleet Forum focusing on Early Brain Development and Function: Impact on Social and Health Outcomes. Speakers included: Clancy Blair, PhD, New York University Nathan Fox, PhD, University of Maryland Ariel Kalil, PhD, University of Chicago Alison Miller, PhD, University of Michigan Kimberly Noble, MD, PhD, Columbia University

CANDLE 2 Year Visit Is Completed

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CANDLE 2 year visit is completed! Another milestone has been reached thanks to the dedication of our CANDLE moms and staff. We couldn’t do it without them.

September 26, 2013: CANDLE in Amsterdam at the Society for Longitudinal and Life Courses Studies Conference

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September 26, 2013: CANDLE travels to Amsterdam to present at the Society for Longitudinal and Life Courses Studies conference. Presentation topics Dr. Frederick Palmer: In Utero Exposures and Disparities in Health Indices in Urban Black and White Children. The CANDLE Study Dr. Sunny Anand: Hair Cortisol Levels in Early Childhood suggests HPA Axis & Dysregulation… Read More

May 06, 2013: CANDLE presents at the Pediatric Academic Society in Washington, D.C.

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Presentation topics: Dr. Frances Tylavsky: Community, Family and Individual Characteristics as Risks for SE Problems Dr. Sunny Anand: Maternal Traumatic Life Events but not Parenting Stress regulate Hair Cortisol Levels in Early Childhood Dr. Alicia Smith: The influence of Genetic and Epigenetic Patterns of Child Behavior Dr. Frederick Palmer: Correlates of Socioemotional and Neurocognitive Outcomes:… Read More

March 22-24, 2013: CANDLE Presents at the UT-ORNL-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit

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Dr. Frances Tylavsky, CANDLE PI, presents information about what data is gathered at each visit. Dr.’s Beni Mozhiu and Robert Williams discuss GeneNetwork, its capabilities, and how CANDLE data is made available. (For more information on GeneNetwork, contact us at candlestudy@uthsc.edu or 901-448-3300)

March 21, 2013: 3rd Annual CANDLE Conference

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March 21, 2013: The 3rd Annual CANDLE Conference Dr. Eszter Volgyi, PhD, presents results from her MEG, body composition, and physical activity study. Presenters sit at the front of the auditorium for a discussion and Q & A session.

CANDLE Completes Their 1 Year Visit

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CANDLE completes their 1-year visit! Thank you to our CANDLE mothers and staff for the continued success of this study!

April 2012: First CANDLE Participant Newsletter

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Check out our first CANDLE Participant Newsletter!

March 22, 2012: CANDLE’s 2nd Annual Brain Awareness Week

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Thank you to all who played a part in CANDLE’s 2nd Annual Brain Awareness week.