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Christifano Research Laboratory

Dr. Danielle Christifano's research focuses on the intersection of nutrition and lifestyle in maternal and child health.

Mom and child play together on the floorResearch Focus Areas

Dr. Christifano's work aims to incorporate diet and lifestyle interventions that impact maternal and infant autonomic nervous system function and development. In addition, her lab collaborates with neurocognitive scientists in order to answer questions regarding the impact of dietary interventions on infant health and cognition.


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Portrait of Danielle ChristifanoLab Director

Danielle Christifano, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor

School of Health Professions

Dietetics and Nutrition
KU Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 4013
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-5355 • 711 TTY