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Programming Research in Environment and Social Stressors (PROGRESS)

Principal Investigator:
Baccarelli, Andrea; Wright, Robert
Institution:
Harvard University
Location:
Mexico
Number of Participants:
300+ Mother-infant pairs
Lifestage of Participants:
Prenatal, Infant (0-1 year), Youth (1-18 years), Adulthood (18+ years)
Exposures:
Bisphenol A (BPA), Phthalates, Psychosocial stress
Health Outcomes:
Cardiovascular outcomes, Diabetes, Metabolic syndrome, Obesity/Body weight
Brief Description:
This is a birth cohort study designed to examine the effects of prenatal exposures to bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates on childhood obesity, metabolic dysfunction, and cord blood DNA methylation in Mexico. The study has enrolled over 300 mother-child pairs since 2012.

Related NIEHS-Funded Projects

Projects listed supported initial development of the epidemiological resource, added study participants, collected additional information or samples from study participants, and/or used samples or datasets derived from the resource.

Prenatal Exposure to Endocrine Disrupters, DNA Methylation, and Childhood Obesity

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Just, Allan C
Institution:
Harvard University
Most Recent Award Year:
2014
Additional Details

Effects of BPA and Phthalates on Adiposity and Metabolic Risk Factors in Women

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Deierlein, Andrea L
Institution:
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Most Recent Award Year:
2014
Additional Details

BPA, Phthalates & Stress: Mechanisms and Interactions for Childhood Obesity

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Baccarelli, Andrea (Contact); Wright, Robert
Institution:
Harvard University
Most Recent Award Year:
2012
Additional Details