This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition brain function
Sponsor Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Start date August 2012
End date March 2017
Trial size 100 participants
Trial identifier NCT01822067, 134776


The specific aim of this study is to use MRI methods to evaluate and compare brain structure and function in two groups of full-term neonates at two-weeks of age: those born of obese mothers and those born to normal weight mothers.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model case-control
Time perspective prospective
Full-term neonates at 2 weeks of age born to normal weight mothers
Full-term neonates at two weeks of age born of obese mothers

Primary Outcomes

Brain Structure
time frame: Age 2 weeks

Secondary Outcomes

Brain Function
time frame: Age 2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

All participants up to 17 days old.

Inclusion Criteria: - the participant must be enrolled in the Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center (ACNC) Glowing study and be about 2 weeks of age +/- 3days Exclusion Criteria: - none specified

Additional Information

Official title Effects of Maternal Body Composition on Offspring Brain Structure and Function
Principal investigator Xiawei Ou, PhD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in January 2017.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute.