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Northeastern University

Center for Research on Early Childhood Exposure and Development in Puerto Rico (CRECE)

Center Overview

Center Location: Boston, MA

Public Health Impacts: Scientists want to know more about how fetal and childhood development may be harmed by exposure to multiple chemicals in the environment, especially when accompanied by factors like stress. Studies within the Center for Research on Early Childhood Exposure and Development in Puerto Rico (CRECE) will provide novel information on the impacts of multiple exposures, with relevance to both the underserved population of Puerto Rico, and mainland U.S.

Primary Environmental Exposures: Multiple pollutants and pollutant mixtures, including air pollutants, water pollutants, phthalates, volatile organic compounds, phenols, parabens, and other chemicals of emerging concern

Primary Health Outcomes: Prenatal and early childhood health and development, preterm birth

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