HSC receives more than $33 million for children’s study
The Health Science Center has been selected as one of 22 new centers nationwide for the National Children’s Study, the largest analysis of child and human health ever conducted in the United States. The Health Science Center was awarded more than $33 million in federal funding to assess the effects of environmental and genetic factors on child and human health nationwide. The university is the only center in Texas participating in the study.
Daniel E. Hale, M.D., professor of pediatrics, is the principal investigator and Donald J. Dudley, M.D., professor of obstetrics and gynecology, is the co-principal investigator for the Bexar, Hidalgo and Travis county sites.