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Study of Prevalent Neurotoxicants in Children

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Principal Investigator:
Lanphear, Bruce
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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Lifestage of Participants:
Exposure: Prenatal; Infant (0-1 year); Youth (1-18 years); Adulthood (mother)
Assessment: Infant (0-1 year); Youth (1-18 years)
Air Pollutants: Tobacco smoke
Metals: Lead; Mercury/methylmercury
Pesticides: Not specified
Health Outcomes:
Neurological/Cognitive Outcomes: Neurobehavioral outcomes
Other: Physical injury
Respiratory Outcomes: Asthma
Biological Sample:
Blood (mother, child); Breast milk; Cord blood; Hair; Saliva/buccal cells; Urine (mother, child); Meconium; Vernix
Environmental Sample:
House dust sample; Drinking water sample; Soil sample
Other Participant Data:
Behavioral/Cognitive tests; Surveys to assess environmental tobacco smoke exposure

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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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