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March 2019: What we just learned about asthma and COPD in children and across the lifespan

Two of LifeCycle’s most recent papers shed light on DNA methylation at birth as a contributing epigenetic factor in the development of childhood asthma, and on the general risk of asthmatic disease and COPD over the life course. Don’t forget to check our publications-page frequently!

 

February 2019: New high-impact publications on childhood obesity and a low-frequency genetic variation!

LifeCycle recently published two new peer-reviewed manuscripts in high-impact journals: One is a meta-analysis in PLOS Medicine on the effects of maternal body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain on childhood obesity, the other one presents a low-frequency genetic variation in TP53 and its remarkable effects on head circumference and intracranial volume in Nature Communications! Don’t forget to check our publications-page frequently!

November 2018: New Project

Gestational weight gain charts for women in different pre-pregnancy body mass index groups of women in Europe, North America and Oceania enable identification of women and offspring at risk for adverse health outcome.

4th GA Meeting (Barcelona, Spain, 22-24 October 2018)

The 4th General Assembly Meeting took place in Barcelona, Spain, from 22-23 October 2018, immediately followed by a workshop on longitudinal modelling on October 24th. The presentations can soon be downloaded from the LifeCycle intranet!

      

The LifeCycle video is online!

11 June 2018: Have a look, and feel free to share the LifeCycle video.

3rd GA Meeting (Oulu, Finland, 11-12 June 2018)

The 3rd General Assembly Meeting took place in Oulu, Finland, from 11-12 June 2018. The programme can be downloaded from the LifeCycle intranet!

      

Call for Fellowship Proposals – Deadline 1 June 2018

If you are a PhD student or postdoc working for one of the LifeCycle partners and would like to gain experience working at another location for another LifeCycle partner, please sumbit your application now! Details on how to apply can be found on the intranet (Files => Work Packages => WP11 => Fellowships). Log in here

Deadline for submission of the proposal is 1 June 2018

The LifeCycle Project kicks off! – April 2017

The EU Horizon 2020 funded LifeCycle Project was launched on April 3rd 2017 at the Erasmus MC -University Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Read more