Developmental Origins of Health & Disease conducts third international congress

WHAT: Increasingly, evidence supports the notion that events occurring in the earliest stages of human development even before birth may influence the occurrence of major conditions, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, asthma, cancers osteoporosis and mental disorders. The Third International Congress of the Developmental Origins of Health & Disease (DOHaD) will explore this topic in a wide range of scientific areas with the world's leading experts and thought leaders.

WHEN: Wed., November 16, 2005 Sat., November 19, 2005, 8 AM 6PM (EST)

WHERE: The Westin Harbor Castle, Toronto, Canada

KEY SESSIONS: Plenary and parallel scientific sessions include invited talks and featured abstract presentations of original work on effects of maternal stress and nutrition, the immune system, social factors, the toxic environment, infant growth and infant feeding on:

  • Cancer
  • Reproductive Health
  • Neurologic & Mental Health Outcomes
  • Cardiovascular Disease & Risk Factors
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity & Body Composition
  • Asthma

There will be special sessions on implications for the Developing World, including clinical and public interventions, and policy implications.


  • Matthew Gillman, M.D., S.M, Harvard Medical School, Congress Director
  • Professor David Barker, University of Southampton, UK, Honorary Chair
  • Peter Gluckman, M.D, Chair of DOHad Council and Founder of the Liggins Institute
  • The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of State (Public Health), Canada
  • Chittaranjan Yajnik, M.D., Diabetologist, Pune, India
  • Caroline Fall, MBChB, DM, FRCP, FRCPCH, Founding Member of Sneha- India, (Society for Natal Effects on Health in Adults), India



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