Asian pregnant woman she is in the middle of the road wear a PM2.5 dust mask.

Prenatal Exposures and Child Health Outcomes: A Statewide Study

Life Course, Sustainability

Project Summary

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.


Michael R Elliott, Daniel P Keating

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