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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announces New Regional Participant in The National Children's Study
Date:10/3/2008

Burlington County, New Jersey is the newest study site

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia today received a contract to manage a new study site in The National Children's Study. Children's Hospital will manage local participation, recruitment and data collection in Burlington County, New Jersey. The study is funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Investigators anticipate approximately 1,000 families in Burlington County will participate in the study that will follow children from before birth until age 21. The National Children's Study eventually will follow a representative sample of 100,000 children from across the U.S., seeking information to prevent and treat some of the nation's most pressing health problems, including autism, birth defects, diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

"The children enrolled from Burlington County represent a snapshot of all of America's children," said Jennifer Culhane, Ph.D., M.P.H., principal investigator of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Study Center. "The National Children's Study provides us with a great opportunity to contribute to improving the health of children and families in this county and across the nation for generations to come."

In the new coverage area Virtua Health, Lourdes Health System and Capital Health System will participate. The study will be conducted in conjunction with the Burlington County Health Department.

"By following 100,000 children from before birth to age 21, we hope to better understand how children's genes and their environment interact to affect their health and development," Dr. Culhane added.

In November 2005, the National Children's Study named Montgomery County, Pa. one of seven Vanguard sites in the nation charged with studying children's health determinants. Schuylkill County, Pa, New Castle County, Del. and Philadelphia County were added to the list of locations managed by Ch
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