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Your Environment. Your Health.

ELEMENT (Early Life Exposures in Mexico and Environmental Toxicology)

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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.

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