To explore the potential impact during gestation of maternal exposure to personal care products on physical and neurological developmental characteristics of the infants during their first years of life.
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)
To assess the exposure to flame retardants and polyfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in flight attendants and evaluate the association between serum levels of flame retardants and PFCs and thyroid hormone disruption.
To evaluate exposure to phthalates, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) and bisphenol A (BPA) in relation to incident uterine leiomyomata (UL) in an established cohort of women from Study of Environment Lifestyle and Fibroids (SELF).
To investigate the association between exposure to polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) and the risk of stroke, as an ancillary project of the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study.
To investigate determinants that significantly influence exposure to permethrin among military personnel, a critical step to provide valid predictive models and accurate policy guidance to mitigate any potential health risks associated from the use of permethrin-treated clothing.
U.S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine
To determine which of the selected environmental chemicals detected in blood in the NHANES survey by CDC can be detected and measured in the serum and urine tissue, as well as the change over time in the detected environmental toxin levels in the blood and urine of patients who undergo bariatric surgery and experience significant weight loss.