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ISLAND Lab’s Fourth Annual Newsletter

We are excited to release our fourth annual newsletter! Head to the link below to learn more about our current projects, recent publications and lab achievements. We dedicate this newsletter to Dr. Brito for not only achieving tenure but as a special thank you for creating such a warm lab environment that fosters curiosity and learning. A special thank you…
September 19, 2023
Child DevelopmentStudy Findings & Resources

New Publication Released on COVID-19 and Infant Gut Microbiome Diversity

We are excited to share that Dr. Sarah Vogel is co-author on the recent publication "a comparison of the infant gut microbiome before versus after the start of the covid-19 pandemic". You can read the full scientific article here. Querdasi and colleagues (2023) found that infant gut microbiome diversity was reduced compared to infants born pre-pandemic. Listen to the KCBS…
September 11, 2023
Community EngagementStudy Findings & Resources

Birthing Justice Screening: Resources Dedicated to Black Maternal Mental Health

Our lab hosted a screening of a new documentary, Birthing Justice (trailer below), which addresses health disparities Black mothers face when accessing care. As the creators of the documentary state, the purpose "is two-fold: to discuss issues fueling the maternal health crisis within the African American community and to advocate for best practices to enhance birthing equity for all women, especially Black women. The…
April 25, 2023