Early human brain development is an extremely complex process which is highly susceptible to genetic and environmental conditions. These factors may cause subtle changes in early brain development and subsequent neurodevelopmental impairment. The main objective of this thesis is to provide more insight in early human brain development during the embryonic, fetal and early neonatal period and factors that disrupt this process.

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Keywords Brain, ultrasound, prenatal, growth and development, embryo, fetus, Dohad
Promotor R.P.M. Steegers-Theunissen (Régine) , I.K.M. Reiss (Irwin) , J. Dudink (Jeroen) , I.A.L. Groenenberg (Irene)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
Sponsor The work presented in this thesis was supported by a grant from Sophia Children’s Hospital Fund.
ISBN 978-94-028-0585-7
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/99310
Koning, I.V. (2017, May 10). Early human brain development : the impact of periconceptional maternal and fetal factors. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/99310