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Your Environment. Your Health.

Goal 2 – Individual Susceptibility Across the Lifespan

Implementation Highlights and Accomplishments

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Understand individual susceptibility across the life span to chronic, complex diseases resulting from environmental factors, in basic and population-based studies, to facilitate prevention and decrease public health burden.

  1. Using a life-span approach, identify critical windows of susceptibility to the effects of environmental exposures.
  2. Deepen our understanding of dose-response relationships to environmental factors across the life span.
  3. Study the factors that determine individual susceptibility to environmental stressors across the life span.
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