The following sites are participating in the Intergenerational Health Study:

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

NICHD sponsors and leads the Intergenerational Health Study. The NICHD is the primary federal entity for supporting a range of studies that aim to advance fundamental and clinical knowledge about maternal health and problems of child development, including preterm labor and birth, congenital disorders, fetal growth restriction, and other conditions. The Institute and its programs aim to maximize human development, prevent diseases and disorders, and improve diagnoses, therapy, and clinical care. 

Nurses' Health Study II (NHSII) and the Growing Up Today Study (GUTS)

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in collaboration with Brigham and Women's Hospital will recruit adult children of women who participated in the Nurses' Health Study II. Some of the adult children may have participated in the Growing Up Today Study (GUTS).  

The Danish National Birth Cohort (DNBC)

The Statens Serum Institut (SSI) in collaboration with investigators at The Danish National State Hospital–Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, will recruit women, who were part of the Danish National Birth Cohort, and their adolescent and young adult offspring.

Data Coordinating Center

Emmes collaborates with clients to produce valued, trusted scientific research. Our team members at Emmes are passionate about making a difference in the quality of human health, and we have supported more than a thousand studies across a diverse range of diseases since our formation in 1977.  Our research is contributing to a healthier world.