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Prenatal Sex Steroids, Bisphenol A, Phthalates, and Sexually Dimorphic Behaviors

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Braun, Joseph M
Harvard University
Most Recent Award Year:
Lifestage of Participants:
Exposure: Prenatal; Infant (0-1 year); Youth (1-18 years); Adulthood (mother)
Assessment: Infant (0-1 year); Youth (1-18 years)
Personal Care/Consumer Products: Bisphenol A (BPA); Phthalates; Triclosan, Triclocarban
Health Outcomes:
Neurological/Cognitive Outcomes: Neurobehavioral outcomes
Biological Sample:
Urine (mother); Meconium
Other Participant Data:
Behavioral/Cognitive tests to assess childhood learning ability, spatial memory, working memory, and reference memory
Genes or Other DNA Products Studied:
Androgens and estrogens

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Health Outcomes and Measures of the Environment (HOME) Study

Principal Investigator:
Lanphear, Bruce; Yolton, Kimberly; Cecil, Kim; Braun, Joseph; Chen, Aimin | Study Population Page Study Population c64
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio
Number of Participants::
468 Mothers and 479 children
Brief Description::
This is a pregnancy and birth cohort study in Cincinnati to evaluate the impact of low-level fetal and childhood chemical exposures on health, developmental, and neurobehavioral outcomes. The study recruited over 400 pregnant women between 2003 to 2006. Offspring have been followed to age 12 years.
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