Research: Funded Research

Prenatal Exposures and Child Health Outcomes: A Statewide Study

This project will include investigators at five Michigan institutions and will focus on three primary aims:

AIM 1: To investigate the effects of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and heavy metals, assessed across two generations, on ECHO outcomes.

AIM 2: To assess the effect of maternal nutritional/weight status in pregnancy on ECHO outcomes.

AIM 3: To assess effects of pregnancy infection and inflammation (assessed in maternal blood, placenta and newborn blood spots) on ECHO outcomes.

Funding:

Michigan State University

Funding Period:

09/21/2016 to 08/31/2023