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Telebriefing: National Children's Study Recruitment Begins
Date:1/7/2009

Duplin County, NC; Queens, NY, Locations of Initial Recruitment

(Vocus) January 7, 2009 --
What: A media telephone briefing and webcast to announce the beginning of enrollment in the National Children's Study.

The largest child health study in the United States, the National Children's Study will follow 100,000 children from before birth to age 21 to identify genetic and environmental factors that contribute to health disorders and conditions of childhood and adulthood.
   
The study is led by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences--both of the National Institutes of Health--the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Who: Speakers are:

  • Dr. Duane Alexander, Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Dr. Peter Scheidt, Director, National Children's Study
  • Dr. Barbara Entwisle, Principal Investigator, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Dr. Philip Landrigan, Principal Investigator, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York
Why: The speakers will describe initiation of efforts to enroll participants in Duplin County, North Carolina, and Queens, New York, for the initial phase of the National Children's Study.

When: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time

Members of the media only may dial into the telebriefing at 1-888-727-6732. The Participant Code is 884544. The briefing will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Members of the media only also may log on to the Web cast of the briefing at https://webmeeting.nih.gov/ncs011309/ . On the first screen, sign on as "guest" at the prompt. Type your name and organization in the box and then click "enter room."

ATTN: TV Producers: A "bites and b-roll" package on the study launch will be available for download at 10:15 a.m. January 13, 2009 at ftp://aed-design.org. At the prompt, type:

Username: u37879245-nichd08
Password: nichd2009

Questions and interview requests after the briefing should be directed to Robert Bock or Marianne Glass Miller at the NICHD Communications Office, (301) 496-5133.
      
This briefing is sponsored by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health, one of the federal agencies conducting the National Children's Study.

The NICHD sponsors research on development, before and after birth; maternal, child, and family health; reproductive biology and population issues; and medical rehabilitation. For more information, visit the Institute's Web site at http://www.nichd.nih.gov/.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) -- The Nation's Medical Research Agency -- includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting basic, clinical, and translational medical research, and it investigates the causes, treatments, and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH and its programs, visit http://www.nih.gov.

Embargoed for Release
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time

Contact:
Robert Bock
or Marianne Glass Miller
301-496-5133

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