Thornburg interviewed for The OHSU Effect

Dr. Thornburg was interviewed for the OHSU Effect, which aired on September 17 on local radio station KXL 101.1 FMClick here to listen to the segment.

Dr. Kent Thornburg, OHSU Heart Research Center

Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., is director of the OHSU Heart Research Center. He leads a team of scientists who are studying the developing heart and how factors in development impact a person’s health.

Dr. Thornburg will talk about a major conference being held in Portland where researchers studying the fetal origins of disease will gather. The conference is called the World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD). The meeting will focus on the factors in the womb that can impact a person’s lifelong health. These factors include stress hormones, the mother’s diet and low oxygen in the womb.

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