National Children's Study - Queens Vanguard Center

ID Number 05-0269

Principal Investigator(s)
Philip J Landrigan

Department(s) or Division(s)
Preventive Medicine


The National Children’s Study (NCS) as a prospective epidemiological investigation that will follow 100,000 children, a representative sample of all babies born in the United States, from conception (or before) to age 21 years. The goal is to discover preventable, environmental causes of the major diseases confronting American children and to use these findings to create a science-based blueprint for disease prevention. Participants are currently being enrolled from segments in Queens Borough, New York City.

Contact Information
Elise Barrow
(718) 371-6214

Recruiting Patients: Yes