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Harvard School of Public Health: Details

Superfund Research Program

Epidemiology of Developmental Windows, Metal Mixtures and Neurodevelopment

Project Leader: Robert O. Wright (Mount Sinai School of Medicine)
Co-Investigator: Maitreyi Mazumdar (Children's Hospital Boston)
Grant Number: P42ES016454
Funding Period: 2010-2015
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Research Briefs

  • 215 - Study Links Prenatal Mercury Exposure and Fish Intake to ADHD-Related Behavior -- Korrick
    Release Date: 11/07/2012

    A new study suggests an association between low-level mercury exposure and an increased risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)-related behaviors. Conversely, children whose mothers ate more fish, the main non-occupational source of mercury exposure, during pregnancy had a lower risk of exhibiting ADHD-related behaviors.