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Adult and Family Health
Expanding knowledge about reproductive processes, the role of population dynamics in influencing health and human development, and ways to enhance rehabilitation is critical to the NICHD research mission because they influence the health of adults, families, and individuals across the lifespan.
Looking to the Future
As we look to the future, we aim to develop knowledge and tools to predict or prevent a range of human structural and functional variations and to better understand the developmental origins of health and disease.