Romy Gaillard

Romy Gaillard is a paediatrician and population epidemiologist. In her research, she focuses on child growth and development in the womb and just after birth. The first 1,000 days of life are instrumental in determining the likelihood of chronic diseases later on.

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Gaillard conducts both observational research and intervention trials involving large populations. During her time with The Young Academy, she looks forward to making science more accessible to the public by using cross-disciplinary methods. 







 Main position 

 Associate professor






 Developmental epidemiology  


 Member since



 Connected to

 Erasmus University Medical Centre




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