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Prenatal Environmental Determinants of InterGenerational Risk (PEDIGREE)

Principal Investigator:
Cohn, Barbara; Terry, Mary Beth
Institution:
Public Health Institute
Location:
Oakland, California
Number of Participants:
400
Lifestage of Participants:
Prenatal, Youth (1-18 years), Adulthood (18+ years), Transgenerational
Exposures:
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Organochlorines, Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane/Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDT/DDE)
Health Outcomes:
Breast cancers
Brief Description:
This is an ancillary study to the Child Health and Development Studies (CHDS) cohort to examine the influence of early life exposure to organochlorines and breast cancer risk. PEDIGREE enrolled approximately 400 adult daughters of CHDS mother-infant pairs originally enrolled in the 1960s.

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.

PEDIGREE: Prenatal Environmental Determinants of InterGenerational Risk

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Cohn, Barbara A (Contact); Terry, Mary Beth
Institution:
Public Health Institute
Most Recent Award Year:
2010
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