Birth Defects Research Journal
The official journal of the Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention
The journal Birth Defects Research publishes original research and reviews in areas related to the etiology of adverse developmental and reproductive outcome. In particular the journal is devoted to the publication of original scientific research that contributes to the understanding of the biology of embryonic development and the prenatal causative factors and mechanisms leading to adverse pregnancy outcomes, namely structural and functional birth defects, pregnancy loss, postnatal functional defects in the human population, and to the identification of prenatal factors and biological mechanisms that reduce these risks. The journal is published in twenty issues per year, including several special issues on a variety of topics.
Member Access to Birth Defects Research Online
Members may access back issues of BDRA, BDRB, BDRC and Teratology via the Associated Titles links to the right of the BDR cover image.
The Editorial Board of the journal Birth Defects Research is led by Editor-In-Chief Michel Vekemans, MD, PhD, and Editors Christina D. Chambers, PhD, MPH, John M. Rogers, PhD, and Michiko Watanabe, PhD.