Rebecca J Schmidt
Affiliation: University of California
- Maternal periconceptional folic acid intake and risk of autism spectrum disorders and developmental delay in the CHARGE (CHildhood Autism Risks from Genetics and Environment) case-control studyRebecca J Schmidt
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 96:80-9. 2012..Periconceptional folate is essential for proper neurodevelopment...
- Maternal caffeine consumption and risk of neural tube defectsRebecca J Schmidt
Department of Psychiatry, University of California Davis Medical Center, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:879-89. 2009..Animal studies demonstrate teratogenic effects of caffeine, whereas human studies are inconclusive...
- Caffeine, selected metabolic gene variants, and risk for neural tube defectsRebecca J Schmidt
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 88:560-9. 2010..Investigations of maternal caffeine intake and neural tube defects (NTDs) have not considered genetic influences. Caffeine metabolism gene effects were examined in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study...
- Prenatal vitamins, one-carbon metabolism gene variants, and risk for autismRebecca J Schmidt
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA, USA
Epidemiology 22:476-85. 2011..Causes of autism are unknown. Associations with maternal nutritional factors and their interactions with gene variants have not been reported...
- Neurodevelopmental disorders and prenatal residential proximity to agricultural pesticides: the CHARGE studyJanie F Shelton
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA
Environ Health Perspect 122:1103-9. 2014..Gestational exposure to several common agricultural pesticides can induce developmental neurotoxicity in humans, and has been associated with developmental delay and autism...