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IDDRC special issue (2020)

Series Editors: Margaret Sheridan, Heather Volk

Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders is pleased to present this third IDDRC special thematic series focused on the impact of the environment on neurodevelopmental disorders.

This collection of articles is sponsored by the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Centers (IDDRCs) and articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process. The Series Editors declare no competing interests.

  1. Perinatal exposure to air pollution and immune system dysregulation are two factors consistently associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental outcomes. However, little is known ...

    Authors: Heather E. Volk, Bo Park, Calliope Hollingue, Karen L. Jones, Paul Ashwood, Gayle C. Windham, Fred Lurman, Stacey E. Alexeeff, Martin Kharrazi, Michelle Pearl, Judy Van de Water and Lisa A. Croen
    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2020 12:42
  2. Exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) during development and/or in adulthood has been associated in many human studies with both neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases, such as autism spe...

    Authors: Toby B. Cole, Yu-Chi Chang, Khoi Dao, Ray Daza, Robert Hevner and Lucio G. Costa
    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2020 12:41
  3. Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs), including intellectual disability, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are pervasive, lifelong disorders for which pharmaco...

    Authors: Elizabeth L. Berg, Tianna M. Ching, Donald A. Bruun, Josef K. Rivera, Milo Careaga, Jacob Ellegood, Jason P. Lerch, Markus Wöhr, Pamela J. Lein and Jill L. Silverman
    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2020 12:40
  4. Many children in Bangladesh experience poor nutritional status and environmental lead exposure, both of which are associated with lower scores on neurodevelopmental assessments. Recent studies have suggested t...

    Authors: Kelsey M. Gleason, Linda Valeri, Anuraj H. Shankar, John F. Obrycki, Md Omar Sharif Ibne Hasan, Golam Mostofa, Quazi Quamruzzaman, Robert O. Wright, David C. Christiani, David C. Bellinger and Maitreyi Mazumdar
    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2020 12:39
  5. Harsh environments surrounding fetuses and children can induce cellular damage in the developing brain, increasing the risk of intellectual disability and other neurodevelopmental disorders such as schizophren...

    Authors: Shahid Mohammad, Stephen J. Page, Toru Sasaki, Nicholas Ayvazian, Pasko Rakic, Yuka Imamura Kawasawa, Kazue Hashimoto-Torii and Masaaki Torii
    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2020 12:38
  6. The fetal brain is adapted to the hypoxic conditions present during normal in utero development. Relatively more hypoxic states, either chronic or acute, are pathologic and can lead to significant long-term ne...

    Authors: Ana G. Cristancho and Eric D. Marsh
    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2020 12:37
  7. The quality of early caregiving experiences is a known contributor to the quality of the language experiences young children receive. What is unknown is whether, and if so, how psychosocial deprivation early i...

    Authors: Kathryn L. Humphreys, Laura S. Machlin, Katherine L. Guyon-Harris, Charles A. Nelson, Nathan A. Fox and Charles H. Zeanah
    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2020 12:36
  8. Literature on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) suggests lower ASD prevalence and higher age of diagnosis among children of color, from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, and from families with lower educational level...

    Authors: Kathleen McGrath, Karen Bonuck and Mana Mann
    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2020 12:35