Infant Brain Development Study

Study Image Early Neurobiological Predictors of Executive Functioning in Toddlers

Damien Fair, PA-C, PhD eIRB #15099

Why is this study being done?

We want to understand how to best support health brain development.

The purpose of this study is:

  • Increase understanding of healthy brain development.
  • Learn about brain development differs between individuals.
  • Examine the effects of genes and the prenatal environment on brain development.

Who is eligible to participate?

  • Women between 18-50 years of age
  • 35-40 weeks pregnant
  • Not currently smoking, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs or taking oral steroid medications

What is the compensation for this study?

1st Visit (3rd trimester) $30; 2nd Visit (with infant) $50; 3rd Visit (with infant) $70; Possible 3rd and 4th visits (with infant) $70 each. Total $150 with possible additional $140.

Who do I contact for more information?

Call Infant Brain Development Study at  503 418-4063 or e-mail