April 2018 Spotlight

Emily ZimmermanZimmerman Receives NIH Award under ECHO to Integrate Non-Nutritive Suck and Eye Tracking as markers of Neurodevelopment

Dr. Emily Zimmerman, Project 1 Co-Investigator and the Early Career Investigator for the center, has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) subcontract to expand her work with Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO), a national study which CRECE has been taking part in since the fall of 2016. ECHO aims to investigate the ways in which early exposure to a range of environmental factors influence the short- and long-term health of children. Zimmerman’s accepted project entitled “Integration of Non-Nutritive Suck and Eye Tracking as markers of Neurodevelopment across Five ECHO Cohorts,” will be supported by the ECHO Coordinating Center at Duke University.

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