National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

 (NICHD)
an institute of the national institutes of health; it conducts research on fertility, pregnancy, growth, development, and medical rehabilitation, striving to ensure that every child is born healthy and wanted and grows up free from disease and disability.

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHHD)

a branch of the National Institutes of Health that is concerned with all aspects of the growth, development, and health of the children of the United States. It conducts research on fertility, pregnancy, growth, development, and medical rehabilitation, striving to ensure that every child is born healthy and wanted and grows up free from disease and disability.
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Environmental Protection Agency, the Agency for Toxic Substances Disease Registry, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Peter Scheidt, a medical officer at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and director of operations for the study, says, "The LCS will provide some badly needed information linking environmental exposures to disease and also provide us a rich database from which to generate future research hypotheses.
gov; Mary Lou Oster-Granite, Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Room 4B-09, MSC 7510, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510 USA, 301-435-6866, fax: 301-496-3791, e-mail: mo96o@nih.
gov; Marie Bristol-Power, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Room 4B09E, MSC 7510, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510 USA, 301-496-1383, fax: 301-496-3791, e-mail: Bristolm@exchange.
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