Publications & Funding

Advancements in Science, Improvements in Health

The Center for Better Beginnings’ active research program is supported by funding from numerous sources, including state, federal, private, and industry. Our scholars have a strong publication history, contributing to the fields of obstetric, pediatric and reproductive health, genetics, teratology and epidemiology by publishing in scientific peer-reviewed journals.

Many of our scientific findings have revolutionized our understanding of the genetic and environmental underpinnings of abnormal fetal development. From our groundbreaking research examining alcohol in pregnancy, to creating the first-ever repository for human milk research, we are leading the pack. Read more about our publications and funding, and identify where you can fit in to our discoveries.