B M Lester

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The maternal lifestyle study: effects of substance exposure during pregnancy on neurodevelopmental outcome in 1-month-old infants
    Barry M Lester
    Brown Medical School, Infant Development Center, Women and Infant s Hospital and Bradley Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02905 2499, USA
    Pediatrics 110:1182-92. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of motor self-regulatory and stress behaviors of preterm infants across body positions
    Isabelle Roy Grenier
    Advanced Masters Degree Program, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 57:289-97. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight and preterm births: etiologic fraction attributable to prenatal drug exposure
    Henrietta S Bada
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine and College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    J Perinatol 25:631-7. 2005
  4. pmc Epigenetic basis for the development of depression in children
    Barry M Lester
    Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 56:556-65. 2013
  5. pmc Neurobehavioral disinhibition predicts initiation of substance use in children with prenatal cocaine exposure
    Barry M Lester
    Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:80-6. 2012
  6. pmc Services used by perinatal substance-users with child welfare involvement: a descriptive study
    Kenneth J McCann
    Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Harm Reduct J 7:19. 2010
  7. pmc Prenatal cocaine exposure related to cortisol stress reactivity in 11-year-old children
    Barry M Lester
    Department of Pediatrics, Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Pediatr 157:288-295.e1. 2010
  8. pmc Behavioral epigenetics
    Barry M Lester
    Department of Psychiatry, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1226:14-33. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Summary statistics of neonatal intensive care unit network neurobehavioral scale scores from the maternal lifestyle study: a quasinormative sample
    Barry M Lester
    Brown Medical School, Infant Development Center, Women and Infants Hospital and Bradley Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Pediatrics 113:668-75. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale procedures
    Barry M Lester
    Brown Medical School, Infant Development Center, Women and Infants Hospital and Bradley Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Pediatrics 113:641-67. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Prenatal Methamphetamine Exposure and School Aged Outcome
    Barry M Lester; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Prental Methamphetamine Exposure and Child Development
    Barry Lester; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. Maternal Opioid Treatment: Human Experimental Research
    Barry Lester; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Prenatal Methamphetamine Exposure and School Aged Outcome
    Barry Lester; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Maternal Lifestyle Study Phase 5
    Barry Lester; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Resilience in Children
    Barry Lester; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint The maternal lifestyle study: effects of substance exposure during pregnancy on neurodevelopmental outcome in 1-month-old infants
    Barry M Lester
    Brown Medical School, Infant Development Center, Women and Infant s Hospital and Bradley Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02905 2499, USA
    Pediatrics 110:1182-92. 2002
    ..This was a prospective longitudinal multisite study of the effects of prenatal cocaine and/or opiate exposure on neurodevelopmental outcome in term and preterm infants at 1 month of age...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of motor self-regulatory and stress behaviors of preterm infants across body positions
    Isabelle Roy Grenier
    Advanced Masters Degree Program, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 57:289-97. 2003
    ..These positions may benefit infants in the NICU by reducing the need for motor-based self-regulatory behaviors and potentially conserving energy for growth...
  3. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight and preterm births: etiologic fraction attributable to prenatal drug exposure
    Henrietta S Bada
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine and College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    J Perinatol 25:631-7. 2005
    ..To determine the factors that would increase the likelihood of outcomes: low birth weight (LBW), preterm births and intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)...
  4. pmc Epigenetic basis for the development of depression in children
    Barry M Lester
    Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 56:556-65. 2013
    ..Implications of this approach to the study of mental health disorders for preventive interventions are discussed. ..
  5. pmc Neurobehavioral disinhibition predicts initiation of substance use in children with prenatal cocaine exposure
    Barry M Lester
    Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:80-6. 2012
    ..Our hypothesis was that prenatal cocaine exposure predisposes the child to ND, which, in turn, is associated with initiation of substance use by age 16...
  6. pmc Services used by perinatal substance-users with child welfare involvement: a descriptive study
    Kenneth J McCann
    Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Harm Reduct J 7:19. 2010
    ..This paper describes services used by VIP-RI participants and child welfare outcomes...
  7. pmc Prenatal cocaine exposure related to cortisol stress reactivity in 11-year-old children
    Barry M Lester
    Department of Pediatrics, Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Pediatr 157:288-295.e1. 2010
    ..Determine the association between prenatal cocaine exposure and postnatal environmental adversity on salivary cortisol stress reactivity in school-aged children...
  8. pmc Behavioral epigenetics
    Barry M Lester
    Department of Psychiatry, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1226:14-33. 2011
    ..This report provides an overview of the research presented by leading scientists and lively discussion about the future of investigation at the behavioral epigenetic level...
  9. ncbi request reprint Summary statistics of neonatal intensive care unit network neurobehavioral scale scores from the maternal lifestyle study: a quasinormative sample
    Barry M Lester
    Brown Medical School, Infant Development Center, Women and Infants Hospital and Bradley Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Pediatrics 113:668-75. 2004
    ..These tables can be used as quasinorms for comparison with other infants of this age...
  10. ncbi request reprint The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale procedures
    Barry M Lester
    Brown Medical School, Infant Development Center, Women and Infants Hospital and Bradley Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Pediatrics 113:641-67. 2004
    ..Rating scales with scoring criteria are provided for each item. With training and certification, users of the manual will be able to reliably administer and score the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale...
  11. ncbi request reprint History and description of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale
    Barry M Lester
    Brown Medical School, Infant Development Center, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Pediatrics 113:634-40. 2004
    ..Finally we discuss the developmental model on which the NNNS is based and consider the implications of using the examination...
  12. doi request reprint Third pathophysiology of prenatal cocaine exposure
    Barry M Lester
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Dev Neurosci 31:23-35. 2009
    ..This model is discussed in relation to follow-up studies of the effects of in utero cocaine exposure and maturational changes in brain development...
  13. doi request reprint Treatment of substance abuse during pregnancy
    Barry M Lester
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Women and Infants Hospital, 101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 4:67-77. 2008
    ..We also discuss limitations of this research and issues that need to be addressed. The increasing understanding and acceptance of substance abuse as a treatable mental health disorder brings renewed optimism to this field...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Maternal Lifestyle Study: drug use by meconium toxicology and maternal self-report
    B M Lester
    Brown Medical School, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02905 2499, USA
    Pediatrics 107:309-17. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to describe drug use by pregnant women participating in the 4-site Maternal Lifestyle Study of in utero cocaine and/or opiate exposure...
  15. pmc Prenatal drug exposure and maternal and infant feeding behaviour
    L L LaGasse
    Brown Medical School, Women and Infant s Hospital and Bradley Hospital, Providence, RI, USA University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 88:F391-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate feeding difficulties and maternal behaviour during a feeding session with 1 month old infants prenatally exposed to cocaine and/or opiates...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cocaine exposure is associated with subtle compromises of infants' and mothers' social-emotional behavior and dyadic features of their interaction in the face-to-face still-face paradigm
    E Z Tronick
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Child Development Unit, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:711-22. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint The NICU Network Neurobehavioral Scale. Clinical use with drug exposed infants and their mothers
    C F Boukydis
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Clin Perinatol 26:213-30. 1999
    ..As we continue to develop assessment procedures based on understanding the capacities of the infant and understanding the parenting capacities of mothers, we will improve our ability to secure the welfare of drug-exposed infants...
  18. doi request reprint Importance of stability of early living arrangements on behavior outcomes of children with and without prenatal drug exposure
    Henrietta S Bada
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky 40536, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:173-82. 2008
    ..We evaluated whether living arrangements of children with or without prenatal drug exposure would be associated with their behavior outcomes and adaptive functioning...
  19. ncbi request reprint Smoking during pregnancy and newborn neurobehavior
    Karen L Law
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1318-23. 2003
    ..This was a prospective study of the effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on newborn neurobehavior, including dose-response relationships using self-report and a bioassay of nicotine exposure...
  20. ncbi request reprint The Maternal Lifestyle Study (MLS): effects of prenatal cocaine and/or opiate exposure on auditory brain response at one month
    Barry M Lester
    Brown Medical School, the Infant Development Center, Women and Infant s Hospital, and Bradley Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02905 2499, USA
    J Pediatr 142:279-85. 2003
    ..Exposure was determined by meconium assay and self-report with alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco present in both groups. At 1 month, infants were tested by masked examiners with the auditory brain response...
  21. pmc Demographic and psychosocial characteristics of mothers using methamphetamine during pregnancy: preliminary results of the infant development, environment, and lifestyle study (IDEAL)
    Chris Derauf
    Department of Pediatrics, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96826, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:281-9. 2007
    ..These factors may impact the developmental outcomes of affected children...
  22. doi request reprint Children of addicted women
    Barry M Lester
    Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Addict Dis 29:259-76. 2010
    ..The author discuss this "fetal origins" approach that involves fetal programming and the neuroendocrine system and the potential implications for adolescent brain and behavioral development...
  23. pmc The effect of parenting stress on child behavior problems in high-risk children with prenatal drug exposure
    Daniel M Bagner
    Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Women and Infants Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:73-84. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between early parenting stress and later child behavior in a high-risk sample and measure the effect of drug exposure on the relationship between parenting stress and child behavior...
  24. pmc Longitudinal study of maternal report of sleep problems in children with prenatal exposure to cocaine and other drugs
    Kristen C Stone
    Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Women and Infants Hospital, 101 Dudley St, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 7:196-207. 2009
    ..01). Together, these preliminary findings suggest possible neurotoxic sleep effects that persist over time. Larger studies, however, need to be conducted that better control for potential postnatal confounding factors...
  25. pmc Functional MRI and response inhibition in children exposed to cocaine in utero. Preliminary findings
    Stephen J Sheinkopf
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Dev Neurosci 31:159-66. 2009
    ..These preliminary findings suggest that prenatal cocaine may affect the development of brain systems involved in the regulation of attention and response inhibition...
  26. pmc Patterns of methamphetamine use during pregnancy: results from the Infant Development, Environment, and Lifestyle (IDEAL) Study
    Sheri Della Grotta
    Pediatrics Division, Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University and Women and Infant s Hospital, 101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:519-27. 2010
    ..Future research will investigate the association of these patterns with neonatal outcomes...
  27. pmc Fetal effects of psychoactive drugs
    Amy L Salisbury
    Department of Pediatrics, Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, 101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Clin Perinatol 36:595-619. 2009
    ..We also discuss neurobehavioral techniques that may be useful in the early detection of the effects of in utero drug exposure...
  28. pmc Infant neurobehavioral dysregulation: behavior problems in children with prenatal substance exposure
    Barry M Lester
    Department of Pediatrics, Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1355-62. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to test a developmental model of neurobehavioral dysregulation relating prenatal substance exposure to behavior problems at age 7...
  29. pmc Small for gestational age and higher birth weight predict childhood obesity in preterm infants
    Ronnesia B Gaskins
    Center for Study of Children at Risk, Brown Alpert Medical School, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:721-30. 2010
    ..Many (41%) of these high-risk preterm 11-year-olds were obese/overweight. Multiple growth-related processes may be involved in obesity risk for preterm children, including fetal programming as indicated by the SGA effect...
  30. pmc Prenatal methamphetamine exposure and neonatal neurobehavioral outcome in the USA and New Zealand
    Linda L Lagasse
    Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 33:166-75. 2011
    ..Methamphetamine (MA) use among pregnant women is a world-wide problem, but little is known of its impact on exposed infants...
  31. ncbi request reprint Assessment of infant cry: acoustic cry analysis and parental perception
    Linda L Lagasse
    Department of Pediatrics, Brown Medical School, Infant Development Center, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 11:83-93. 2005
    ..Deviations in the signal and/or misunderstanding the message can compromise infant care, parental effectiveness, and undermine the budding relationship. (c) 2005 Wiley-Liss, Inc. MRDD Research Reviews 2005;11:83-93...
  32. ncbi request reprint Interactions between maternal characteristics and neonatal behavior in the prediction of parenting stress and perception of infant temperament
    Stephen J Sheinkopf
    Brown Medical School, Bradley Hospital, 1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway, East Providence, Rhode Island 02915, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:27-40. 2006
    ..Prenatal cocaine exposure is a marker of developmental risk. Social environmental risk factors may include maternal stress and maternal perceptions of difficult infant temperament...
  33. ncbi request reprint Predictors of motor development in children prenatally exposed to cocaine
    Cynthia Miller-Loncar
    Brown Medical School, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, United States
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 27:213-20. 2005
    ..Heavy cocaine use related to poorer motor performance as compared to no use, but there were no effects of level of cocaine use on change in motor skills...
  34. pmc Prenatal cocaine use and maternal depression: effects on infant neurobehavior
    Amy L Salisbury
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 29:331-40. 2007
    ..The present study examined the impact of both perinatal maternal depression and cocaine use on infant neurobehavior at 1 month of age in a large, multi-site study...
  35. ncbi request reprint Normative neurobehavioral performance of healthy infants on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale
    Edward Z Tronick
    Child Development Unit, Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 113:676-8. 2004
    ..Descriptive statistics and percentiles are provided for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale summary scores. These tables can be used as quasinorms for comparison with other infants of this age...
  36. ncbi request reprint Violence and delinquency, early onset drug use, and psychopathology in drug-exposed youth at 11 years
    Linda L Lagasse
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1094:313-8. 2006
    ..This study provides new evidence for the impact of violence as well as resilience against disruptive forms of psychopathology and behavior...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prenatal cocaine exposure: cardiorespiratory function and resilience
    Stephen J Sheinkopf
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1094:354-8. 2006
    ..For high-risk children, low VT was related to higher ratings of adaptive behaviors. This finding suggests that regulatory functioning, as indexed by VT, may be a protective factor in prenatal CE...
  38. ncbi request reprint Vagal tone as a resilience factor in children with prenatal cocaine exposure
    Stephen J Sheinkopf
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown, Rhode Island, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 19:649-73. 2007
    ..This is consistent with theory linking reduced VT during tasks to adaptive regulation and indicates that such regulatory functioning may serve as a protective factor in prenatal CE...
  39. pmc Sleep problems in children with prenatal substance exposure: the Maternal Lifestyle study
    Kristen C Stone
    Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Women and Infants Hospital, 101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:452-6. 2010
    ..To examine the associations between sleep problems and prenatal exposure to cocaine, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, and nicotine in children aged 1 month to 12 years...
  40. ncbi request reprint The effects of maternal depression on fetal heart rate response to vibroacoustic stimulation
    L Allister
    Department of Pediatrics, Infant Development Center, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence 02905, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 20:639-51. 2001
    ..Delayed habituation of FHR in the fetuses of mothers with depression may be due to alterations in the internal hormonal environment and could have implications for postnatal information processing...
  41. ncbi request reprint Vulnerable infants program of Rhode Island: promoting permanency for substance-exposed infants
    Jean E Twomey
    Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Alpert Medical School, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, USA
    Child Welfare 89:121-42. 2010
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Variations of NICU sound by location and time of day
    Sherry A Matook
    NICU, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Neonatal Netw 29:87-95. 2010
    ..The second aim was to determine whether there were differences in decibel levels across the five bays of the NICU, the four quadrants within each bay, and two 12-hour shifts...
  43. ncbi request reprint The maternal lifestyle study: cognitive, motor, and behavioral outcomes of cocaine-exposed and opiate-exposed infants through three years of age
    Daniel S Messinger
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1677-85. 2004
    ..To evaluate the direct effects of prenatal cocaine exposure and prenatal opiate exposure on infant mental, motor, and behavioral outcomes longitudinally between 1 and 3 years old...
  44. ncbi request reprint Clinical use of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale
    C F Zachariah Boukydis
    Merrill Palmer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Pediatrics 113:679-89. 2004
    ..Finally, we present a case study with a clinical summary and a work sheet that clinicians may find useful for clinical consultation with caregivers and parents...
  45. pmc Impact of maternal substance use during pregnancy on childhood outcome
    Seetha Shankaran
    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 12:143-50. 2007
    ..Therefore, efforts should be made to prevent and treat behavioral problems as well as to limit the onset of drug use by adolescent children born to women who use drugs during pregnancy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Buprenorphine versus methadone in the treatment of pregnant opioid-dependent patients: effects on the neonatal abstinence syndrome
    Hendree E Jones
    The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Campus, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, D 3 East, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:1-10. 2005
    ..25). Results suggest that buprenorphine is not inferior to methadone on outcome measures assessing NAS and maternal and neonatal safety when administered starting in the second trimester of pregnancy...
  47. ncbi request reprint The infant development, environment, and lifestyle study: effects of prenatal methamphetamine exposure, polydrug exposure, and poverty on intrauterine growth
    Lynne M Smith
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502
    Pediatrics 118:1149-56. 2006
    ..We examined the neonatal growth effects of prenatal methamphetamine exposure in the multicenter, longitudinal Infant Development, Environment and Lifestyle study...
  48. pmc Prenatal methamphetamine use and neonatal neurobehavioral outcome
    Lynne M Smith
    Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and David Geffen, School of Medicine at UCLA, Torrace, CA, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 30:20-8. 2008
    ..Methamphetamine (MA) use among pregnant women is an increasing problem in the United States. How prenatal MA exposure affects neonatal neurobehavior is unknown...
  49. pmc Growth trajectories of preterm infants: birth to 12 years
    Mary C Sullivan
    University of Rhode Island, College of Nursing, Kingston, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 22:83-93. 2008
    ..We investigated birth weight and neonatal morbidity in preterm infants' growth to age 12 years...

Research Grants20

  1. Prenatal Methamphetamine Exposure and School Aged Outcome
    Barry M Lester; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  2. Prental Methamphetamine Exposure and Child Development
    Barry Lester; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. Maternal Opioid Treatment: Human Experimental Research
    Barry Lester; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. Prenatal Methamphetamine Exposure and School Aged Outcome
    Barry Lester; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g. smoke). ..
  5. Maternal Lifestyle Study Phase 5
    Barry Lester; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A thorough understanding of the consequences of prenatal cocaine exposure and associated maternal lifestyles is necessary to the development of treatment and public policy initiatives. ..
  6. Resilience in Children
    Barry Lester; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....