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Your Environment. Your Health.

Stress-Lead Interactions and Child Development

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Wright, Robert O
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Most Recent Award Year:
Lifestage of Participants:
Exposure: Prenatal; Infant (0-1 year); Youth (1-18 years); Adulthood (mother)
Assessment: Prenatal; Infant (0-1 year); Youth (1-18 years)
Metals: Lead
Non-Chemical Stress: Psychosocial stress
Health Outcomes:
Neurological/Cognitive Outcomes: Neurobehavioral outcomes; Neurodevelopmental outcomes
Biological Sample:
Saliva/buccal cells
Other Participant Data:
Behavioral/Cognitive tests; Questionnaire

Related NIEHS-Funded Study Populations

Early Life Exposures in Mexico to Environmental Toxicants (ELEMENT)

Principal Investigator:
Hu, Howard; Peterson, Karen; Hernandez-Avila, Mauricio; Tellez-Rojo, Martha Maria | Study Population Page Study Population c49
University of Michigan
Mexico City, Mexico
Number of Participants::
Brief Description::
This is a group of three sequentially-enrolled, on-going, epidemiologic birth cohort studies in Mexico City with an original aim to investigate the impact of lead on child development. The research aims have since expanded to include a wide range health outcomes and environmental, nutritional, behavioral, genetic, and epigenetic risk factors. More than 1,600 mother-child pairs enrolled in the study beginning in 1994, some of whom have been followed for over two decades.
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