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Mansoo Yu receives funding from the National Research Foundation in South Africa

Mansoo Yu

March 5, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Mansoo Yu who has been collaborating with Dr. Maria Florence at the University of the Western Cape since 2016, and they have recently received a funding from the National Research Foundation in South Africa to conduct a research project, titled “Prenatal Substance Exposure in the Western Cape, South Africa: A Prospective Cohort Study.”

The investigators will collect information about substance use and psychosocial well-being from a longitudinal sample of women who use primary health care clinics in Cape Town in three waves: during pregnancy, 6 months postpartum, and 12 months postpartum. The University of Missouri System South African Education Program and the University of Missouri College of Human Environment Sciences Margaret Mangel Grant supported Dr. Yu’s collaboration with Dr. Florence, and the pilot study.