Through the study of early environments, maternal and paternal physical health and genetics, The ORIGINS Project aims to build a research platform to enable world class investigations into when and why NCDs develop
Landmark $26m child health study eyes Wanneroo-Joondalup mums and dads
The ORIGINS Project Co-directors Professor Desiree Silva and Professor Susan Prescott
The Federal Government has joined with the Paul Ramsay Foundation to fund the project, with each pledging $13 million over 10 years.
The massive research undertaking, which will follow the progress of pregnant women, their partners and babies for the first five years of the baby’s life, grew out of the increasing understanding that an individual’s lifetime health and disease may be programmed at a very early stage while a child is still in the womb.
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