“Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different"

We are broadly interested in how the maternal environment shapes the fate of the developing organism. Our studies lay on the foundation of the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Theory (DoHAD), proposed by Dr. Barker in 1990. This hypothesis proposes that, hormonal, nutritional, and metabolic environment to which the offspring is exposed during development can permanently "program" many aspects of fetal development and subsequent expression of fetal physiology during adulthood.

Snapshot of our ongoing research projects.  


  • 2019 Grandparents University

    Published on June 27, 2019

    The lab, with Jeremy and Barbara at the helm, organized a fantastic GPU session on pregnancy detection!

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