Birth Defects Research Volume 112, Issue 18, Pages 1397-1550

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Introduction to Birth Defects Research

Kristin Bruk Artinger

Published online 8 October 2020



Teratogen update: Malaria in pregnancy and the use of antimalarial drugs in the first trimester

Robert L. Clark

First Published: 20 October 2020



Exploratory analysis of machine learning approaches for surveillance of Zika‐associated birth defects

Richard Lusk, John Zimmerman, Kelley VanMaldeghem, Suzanna Kim, Nicole M. Roth, James Lavinder, Anna Fulton, Meghan Raycraft, Sascha R. Ellington, Romeo R. Galang 

First Published: 19 August 2020


Modeling shows high potential of folic acid‐fortified salt to accelerate global prevention of major neural tube defects

Vijaya Kancherla, Becky Tsang, Kaustubh Wagh, Meredith Dixon, Godfrey P. Oakley Jr.

First Published: 01 August 2020


Congenital diaphragmatic hernia and maternal dietary nutrient pathways and diet quality

Suzan L. Carmichael, Chen Ma, John S. Witte, Wei Yang, Sonja A. Rasmussen, Luca Brunelli, Eirini Nestoridi, Gary M. Shaw, Marcia L. Feldkamp, National Birth Defects Prevention Study 

First Published: 03 August 2020


Trends in prevalence and spatiotemporal distribution of gastroschisis in Arkansas, 1998–2015

Nahed O. ELHassan, Sean G. Young, Yevgeniya Gokun, Fei Wan, Wendy N. Nembhard

First Published: 31 July 2020


Maternal risk associated with the VACTERL association: A case–control study

Romy van de Putte, Hermien E. K. de Walle, Kirsten J. M. van Hooijdonk, Ivo de Blaauw, Carlo L. M. Marcelis, Arno van Heijst, Jacques C. Giltay, Kirsten Y. Renkema, Paul M. A. Broens, Erwin Brosens, Cornelius E. J. Sloots, Jorieke E. H. Bergman, Nel Roeleveld, Iris A. L. M. van Rooij

First Published: 22 July 2020


A model for human and animal data integration: Weight of evidence strategy

Keele E. Wurst, Kelsey M. Sumner, Dinesh Stanislaus, Marcy Powell, Marianne Cunnington

First Published: 07 August 2020


Exploring copy number variants in deceased fetuses and neonates with abnormal vertebral patterns and cervical ribs

Pauline C. Schut, Erwin Brosens, Tom J. M. Van Dooren, Frietson Galis, Clara M. A. ten Broek, Inge M. M. Baijens, Marjolein H. G. Dremmen, Dick Tibboel, Martin P. Schol, Annelies de Klein, Alex J. Eggink, Titia E. Cohen‐Overbeek

First Published: 04 August 2020


Folic acid antagonist use before and during pregnancy and risk for selected birth defects

Stephen M. Kerr, Samantha E. Parker, Allen A. Mitchell, Sarah C. Tinker, Martha M. Werler

First Published: 02 September 2020



Capture rate of congenital heart defects in the Pediatric Health Information System database

Christina M. Fink, Clifford L. Cua, Deipanjan Nandi, Stephen A. Hart

First Published: 16 July 2020


A model partnership for communication and dissemination of scientific recommendations for pregnant women during the emergency response to the Zika virus outbreak: MotherToBaby and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lorrie Harris‐Sagaribay, Christina D. Chambers, Kirstie Perrotta, Kara D. Polen, Margaret A. Honein, Elizabeth Wasternack

First Published: 25 August 2020

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