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ELEMENT (Early Life Exposures in Mexico and Environmental Toxicology)

Robert O. Wright, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Preventive Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Location of cohort Mexico City, Mexico
Chemicals/Exposures studied Chronic stress, toxic metals, air pollution
Health or social effects studied Neurodevelopment
Cohort study findings/publications

Recent relevant publications:

Braun JM, Wright RJ, Just AC, Power MC, Tamayo YOM, Schnaas L, Hu H, Wright RO, Tellez-Rojo MM. Relationships between lead biomarkers and diurnal salivary cortisol indices in pregnant women from Mexico City: a cross-sectional study. Environmental health : a global access science source. 2014;13(1):50.

Braun JM, Hoffman E, Schwartz J, Sanchez B, Schnaas L, Mercado-Garcia A, Solano-Gonzalez M, Bellinger DC, Lanphear BP, Hu H, Tellez-Rojo MM, Wright RO, Hernandez-Avila M. Assessing windows of susceptibility to lead-induced cognitive deficits in Mexican children. Neurotoxicology 2012;22(5):1040-7.