Retrospective Participation (Past Patients)

UCSF Pediatric Clinical Research Center

Whether you visited our clinic for a single consultation, genetic testing or underwent infertility treatment, you and your child are crucial to understanding how reproductive and fertility evaluations contribute to children’s long term health.

What is required of my child?      

  • One-time, 1 hour visit to the UCSF Pediatric Clinical Research Center (Mission Bay or Parnassus campus):
    • Basic body measurements of your child (height, weight, blood pressure)
    • A small sample of blood measuring specific metabolic markers of your child (glucose, insulin, cholesterol) & other markers in the future 

What is required of me?

  • Completion of a questionnaire about you, any co-parent and your child's general well being
  • A small sample of blood to test other markers in the future 
  • Information on your pregnancy & child’s growth and health
  • Yearly online questionnaire

Benefits for your Participation

  • You will receive a monetary compensation for your participation.
  • As we analyze the data, anonymous study results will be posted on the DESCRT website.

No Longer in the Bay Area?

  • We have options availabile so you can participate in this study remotely, contact us for more information.

Want to hear more?

Click Here to let us know how we can contact you & a study team member will gladly discuss the study details and answer any questions you may have.