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Research Network on Later Life Interventions to Reverse Effects of Early Life Adversity

The Research Network on Later Life Interventions to Reverse Effects of Early Life Adversity held a meeting on October 6-7, 2015 in New York, NY. The workshop provided an introduction to the Network's goals and conceptual model, and included discussions of 1) mechanisms that may account for the association of early life adversity with adult health outcomes; 2) gene expression mechanisms linking early adversity with adult health; 3) behavioral and brain plasticity in child and adult development; and 4) valid assessment of early adversity in adults. A meeting summary (PDF, 122K) and an agenda (PDF, 29K) are available.