News & Updates

  • In the Know: American Heart Month + DOHaD

    American Heart Month serves as a poignant reminder to prioritize cardiovascular health—a cause that resonates deeply with the foundation of the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease field! DOHaD evolved from early studies of the relationship between infant birth weight and death by ischemic heart disease. Epidemiologist Dr. David Barker’s hypothesis of this relationship spurred…

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  • US DOHaD Mixer at SRI 2024

    Are you attending the annual meeting for the Society of Reproductive Investigation (SRI)? The US DOHaD Society will be there! If you want to meet other society members, learn more about joining the society as a member, and get to know some of our society leadership, this event is for you! Whether you’re a long-time…

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  • Connection Corner: 57th Annual SSR Conference

    The Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR)’s 2024 Annual Conference will be July 15-19, 2024 in Dublin, Ireland. The theme for the 57th Annual Meeting is “Evolution of Reproductive Sciences- Where Should We Go?”. On June 15-16th, they’ll be hosting pre-conference Symposia including the Ovarian Workshop and 1st International Domestic Animal DoHad and Epigenetics Symposium. The…

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  • In the Know: Palmitate’s influence on trophoblast viability

    A new article from USDOHaD Member and Faculty Representative, Satish Kumar Natarajan PhD, was just published in Cell Death & Disease. In their article, “Palmitate induces integrated stress response and lipoapoptosis in trophoblasts,” the researchers conducted an exploration of the effects of palmitate, a prevalent saturated free fatty acid, on placental trophoblast cell viability. Their…

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  • Meet the new US DOHaD Leadership Council!

    We are excited to announce our new Leadership Council for 2024-2026! This energetic group is eager to connect with members of the society, generate new opportunities, and plan engaging upcoming annual meetings. Whether you’re a long-time member or a new face, now is the perfect time to connect with our elected leaders and learn more…

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  • 2024 Membership Registration

    Please register here for 2024 US DOHaD Society membership!  Registering as a member provides critical support to sustain the Society. Membership also results in cost savings for annual meeting registration, eligibility to vote and participate in the business meetings, and eligibility to run for positions on the US DOHaD Society leadership council.  Registration with the US DOHaD Society also…

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  • Introducing the 2024-2026 Council!

    Dear All, Happy New Year! Congratulations to the newly elected US DOHaD Society Leadership. As a departing President of the Society, I am extremely happy to see the energy and diversity of the incoming leaders. These attributes will for sure continue our momentum in growing and expanding the Society. Again, my sincere congratulations to newly…

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  • 2023 US DOHaD Meeting Summary

    We had a successful 7th Annual Society Meeting, which took place on September 17-19, 2023.  This year the meeting was held at the Children’s Mercy Research Institute (CMRI) in Kansas City, Missouri.  The venue was a new and beautifully built facility that was generously made available by Children’s Mercy Pediatrician-in-Chief, Dr. Robert H. Lane, an…

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  • Trainee Day Recap

    Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Trainee Day at the 7th Annual US DOHaD Meeting at Children’s Mercy Research Institute in Kansas City, MO! We had 29 trainees participate in our program led by science communication experts, Dr.Robert Lane and Dr. Kurt Albertine, and Career Coach, Sarah Uchytil. This year we had…

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  • International Relations &Membership Renewal

    Opportunity to enroll in 2024 US DOHaD Society Membership Coming up! Please consider renewing your membership or signing up as a new member of the US DOHaD Society for 2024! Membership renewals are based on the calendar year, with 2024 membership registration beginning January 1, 2024. Registering as a member provides critical support to sustain…

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