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Arsenic and T Cell Function: an Environment Maternal/Child Immunity Study

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Karagas, Margaret Rita (Contact); Nadeau, Kari C (co-PI, Stanford University)
Dartmouth College
Most Recent Award Year:
Lifestage of Participants:
Exposure: Prenatal; Adulthood (mother)
Assessment: Infant (0-1 year); Youth (1-18 years)
Metals: Arsenic
Health Outcomes:
Immune Outcomes: Allergic response; Immune function
Biological Sample:
Cord blood; Placenta; Urine (mother)
Other Participant Data:
T cell function; Vaccine response; IgE levels; Immune cell profiles

Related NIEHS-Funded Study Populations

The New Hampshire Birth Cohort Study

Principal Investigator:
Dartmouth College
New Hampshire; Vermont
Number of Participants::
2,000+ Mother-infant pairs
Brief Description::
This is a prospective pregnancy cohort study of mothers who use private wells for household water in New Hampshire designed to evaluate maternal/child health impacts of arsenic and other contaminants. The study has recruited over 2,500 mother-infant pairs (over 4,000 individuals) since 2009.
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