The seventh International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium (I4C) meeting will be held November 17−18, 2014, at the International Agency for Research on Cancer, in Lyon, France.
The NCS Program Office welcomes Dr. Nagarajan Rangarajan as the lead of the Operations Team.
From squirming infants to clumsy instruments, getting accurate measurements of the height or length of young children can be challenging. Now the NCS, working together with university scientists across the country, has found another method.
Melissa Menzer is a program analyst in the Office of Research and Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). She is an NCS Scholar.
The National Children's Study (NCS) has collected, stored, and analyzed placentas from women in the Vanguard Study.
Four new members have recently joined the roster of the National Children's Study Federal Advisory Committee (NCSAC).
The National Children's Study (NCS) is proud to announce the establishment of two endowment funds to honor the memory of Dr. Lester R. Curtin, a prominent health statistician and longtime supporter of the NCS. Dr. Curtin's wife, Sally Curtin, was instrumental in establishing and funding these endowments in her husband's honor. Dr. Curtin passed away on June 20, 2012.
National Children's Study (NCS) researchers recently published a report in the journal, Thyroid that noted low levels of iodine in pregnant women.
The National Children's Study (NCS) has completed its transition to a new model of data collection. As of October 1, 2013, all 40 NCS Vanguard Study locations are being managed regionally by four contractors, referred to as Regional Operation Centers, or ROCs.