Superfund Research Program
Arsenic Effects on Cardiovascular Development and Disease
Project Leader: Todd D. Camenisch
Grant Number: P42ES004940
Funding Period: 2010-2015
- 206 - Arsenic Linked to Developmental Changes in the Heart -- Camenisch
Release Date: 02/01/2012
Adults exposed to arsenic in their drinking water are at increased risk for high blood pressure and heart disease, among other health problems. New research using mice shows these cardiovascular effects can start early in life if mice are exposed to arsenic during development.