Birth Defects Research Volume 111, Issue 14, Pages 941-1023: Special Issue: Neural Tube Defects

The Table of Contents for Volume 111, Issue 14 of the journal Birth Defects Research is now available. This special issue focuses on neural tube defects and contains a summary of the 10th International Conference on Neural Tube Defects which took place October 1-4, 2017, in Austin, Texas.

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Summary of the 10th international conference on neural tube defects

A.J. Agopian and Robert Cabrera

Published online 18 June 2019


The National Spina Bifida Patient Registry: A Decade's Journey

Jonathan Castillo, Philip J. Lupo, Duong D. Tu, A.J. Agopian, and Heidi Castillo

Published online 6 November 2018

Reductions in child mortality by preventing spina bifida and anencephaly: Implications in achieving Target 3.2 of the Sustainable Development Goals in developing countries

Vijaya Kancherla, Ben Redpath, and Godfrey P. Oakley Jr.

Published online 2 August 2018 

A case–control analysis of maternal diet and risk of neural tube defects in Bangladesh

John F. Obrycki, Jane J. Lee, Kush Kapur, Ligi Paul, Md Omar Sharif Ibne Hasan, Selim Mia, Quazi Quamruzzaman, David C. Christiani, and Maitreyi Mazumdar

Published online 15 April 2019

Understanding how the concentration of neighborhood advantage and disadvantage affects spina bifida risk among births to non‐Hispanic white and Hispanic women, Texas, 1999–2014

Charles Shumate, Adrienne Hoyt, Charles Liu, Aja Kleinert, and Mark Canfield

Published online 10 September 2018

Tissue biomechanics during cranial neural tube closure measured by Brillouin microscopy andoptical coherence tomography

Jitao Zhang, Raksha Raghunathan, Justin Rippy, Chen Wu, Richard H. Finnell, Kirill V. Larin, and Giuliano Scarcelli

Published online 21 September 2018

Embryonic cell migratory capacity is impaired upon exposure to glucose in vivo and in vitro

Nils Janis Herion, Claudia Kruger, Jaroslaw Staszkiewicz, Claudia Kappen, and J. Michael Salbaum

Published online 19 November 2018

Teratogenicity of valproic acid and its constitutional isomer, amide derivative valnoctamide in mice

Ying Linda Lin, Meir Bialer, Robert M. Cabrera, Richard H. Finnell, and Bogdan J. Wlodarczyk

Published online 16 October 2018


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