DOHaD Digest

Canadian DOHaD Society's Newsletter

November, 2020 - Vol 01 Autumn


Read Dr. Tessa Roseboom, ambassador of Promising Start Program, Netherlands and Prof. of Early Development and Health, University of Amsterdam blog: how the current pandemic affects parents and their children. Not only stress & anxiety are contagious, but so are creativity and solidarity!

New Study:  Examines stress in pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic.

DOHaD research in Canada is highlighted in J-DOHaD: 
Congratulations to Kristin ConnorIan Weaver and Stephane Bourque!

During the 70th Annual Congress of the Japan Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology meeting, where Dr. Stephen Matthews delivered the Invited Lecture, Dr. Matthews also met with the some of the members of DOHaD Japan.

L1. Dr. Hirotaka Hamada, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Steve Matthews’ lab, University of Toronto
L2. Dr. Stephen Matthews, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Co-Chair of DOHaD Canada
L3. Prof. Noriko Osumi, Department of Developmental Neuroscience, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
R1. Prof. Hirohito Metoki, Division of Public Health, Hygiene and Epidemiology, Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University
R2. Prof. Hiroaki Itoh, Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Care Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine,
President of DOHaD Japan
R3. Prof. Hideoki Fukuoka, Institute of Science and Technology, Waseda University, Former President of DOHaD Japan