STAR researchers take a comprehensive and in-depth approach to studying the full range of exposures and traumas, known as the “exposome,” which include pre- and post-natal exposure to stress, trauma, and toxic substances, domestic violence and parenting influences, childhood maltreatment, parental loss, trauma presenting to the emergency department, gun violence, neighborhood violence, peer interactions, as well as poverty and other contextual risk and resilience factors.
- Biomarkers, Social and Affective Predictors of Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Adolescents
- Electronic Cigarettes During Pregnancy: Impact on Fetal Development
- Fetal Behavior, Brain & Stress Response: Ultrasound Markers of Maternal Smoking
- Impact of Flavors and Design Features on Patterns of Waterpipe Use and Toxicity in Pregnant Mothers
- Maternal depression during pregnancy: Novel brain and behavioral markers of risk in the fetus
- Understanding the Interplay of Social Context and Physiology on Psychological Outcomes in Trauma-Exposed Adolescents