The LIFE child study: a life course approach to disease and health
Mirja Quante, Mara Hesse, Mirko Doehnert, Michael Fuchs, Christian Hirsch, Elena Sergeyev, Nora Casprzig, Mandy Geserick, Stephanie Naumann, Christiane Koch, Matthew A Sabin, Andreas Hiemisch, Antje Koerner, Wieland Kiess
BMC Public Health | BMC | Published : 2012
This publication is supported by LIFE - Leipzig Research Centre for Civilization Diseases, Universitat Leipzig. LIFE is funded by means of the European Union, by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and by means of the Free State of Saxony within the framework of the excellence initiative. The German Research Foundation (DFG) supports parts of this project (oral examination). Additional funding is being obtained. The authors are extremely grateful to all the families who have taken part in this study, and the whole LIFE Child team.The LIFE child study is funded by means of the European Union, by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and by means of the Free State of Saxony within the framework of the excellence initiative for the period 2009-13. Other official funds from the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the federal ministry of education and research (BMBF) have been obtained for subprojects related to intermediate outcomes. Additional funding is being obtained continuously.