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Cincinnati Lead Study (CLS)

Principal Investigator:
Dietrich, Kim
Institution:
University of Cincinnati
Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Number of Participants:
300+ Mother-infant pairs
Lifestage of Participants:
Prenatal, Infant (0-1 year), Youth (1-18 years), Adulthood (18+ years)
Exposures:
Lead, Manganese
Health Outcomes:
Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Neurobehavioral outcomes, Neurodevelopmental outcomes, Osteoporosis
Brief Description:
This is a birth cohort study designed to examine the relationship between perinatal lead and manganese exposure, genotypic variances, and neuroanatomical anomalies, with adult criminal behavior and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Cincinnati, Ohio. The study has recruited over 300 subjects since 1979.

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.

Early Pb exposure a risk for bone health later in life in African American women

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Bhattacharya, Amit (Contact); Dietrich, Kim Nelson
Institution:
University of Cincinnati
Most Recent Award Year:
2014
Additional Details

Early Lead Exposure, ADHD & Persistent Criminality: Role of Genes and Environment

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Dietrich, Kim Nelson
Institution:
University of Cincinnati
Most Recent Award Year:
2007
Additional Details