Institute of Reproductive and Child Health, Peking University
Name: Institute of Reproductive and Child Health, Peking University
Improve women and children’s health through scientific research into the causes of birth defects and other adverse birth outcomes and application of the research findings in public health interventions.
Folic acid, homocysteine and neural tube defects.
Genetic determinants of birth defects: polymorphisms and next-generation sequencing.
Environmental pollutants (heavy metals and organic chemicals) and birth defects.
Folic acid supplementation and effectiveness evaluation.
Long-term effect of maternal folic acid supplementation on child growth, development, and cognition.
2.Nutrition, pregnancy outcomes and children’s health
Hemoglobin and pregnancy outcomes and pregnancy complications.
Folic acid, folic acid plus iron, and multivitamins and pregnancy outcomes.
Folic acid, folic acid plus iron, and multivitamins and children’s physical and cognitive development
Folic acid and recurrent pregnancy loss.
3.Long-term impact on children’s health of Caesarian section
Mental and behavioral development.
Maternal and child health care equity.
Director:Prof.Aiguo Ren, MD, PhD
Contact:Dr. Wang, Linlin
Tel: +86 10 82802254
Fax: +86 10 82801141
Address: Institute of Reproductive and Child Health, Peking University Health Science Center, 38 Xueyuan Rd, Haidian District, Beijing 100191, China.