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University of California, San Francisco

The UCSF Pregnancy Exposures to Environmental Chemicals (PEEC) Children’s Center

Center Overview

Center Location: San Francisco, California

Public Health Impacts: The Pregnancy Exposures to Environmental Chemicals (PEEC) Children’s Center is dedicated to improving children’s health by identifying and preventing harmful exposures to environmental chemicals during pregnancy. The center is conducting research to learn how prenatal exposures can impact healthy human development, and whether exposure to chronic stress may magnify the impact. By working with multiple stakeholders, research findings inform prevention-oriented action in clinical and policy arenas.

Primary Environmental Exposures: Bisphenol A (BPA), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), perfluorochemicals (PFCs)

Primary Health Outcomes: Human placental and fetal development and growth

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