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Childhood Autism Risks from Genetics and Environment (CHARGE)

Principal Investigator:
Hertz-Picciotto, Irva; Pessah, Isaac
Institution:
University of California, Davis
Location:
California
Number of Participants:
1,800+
Lifestage of Participants:
Pre-conception, Prenatal, Infant (0-1 year), Youth (1-18 years), Adulthood (18+ years)
Exposures:
Mercury/Methylmercury, Metals, Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Pyrethroids, Fipronil, Phthalates, Triclosan, Triclocarban
Health Outcomes:
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Neurobehavioral outcomes, Neurodevelopmental outcomes, Immune function
Brief Description:
This is a case-control study to examine children's autism risk factors in California. The study has recruited over 1,800 participants since 2003.

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.

The CHARGE Study: Childhood Autism Risks From Genetics and the Environment

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Hertz-Picciotto, Irva
Institution:
University of California, Davis
Most Recent Award Year:
2013
Additional Details

Project 1: Epidemiology and the Environment in Autism

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Hertz-Picciotto, Irva
Institution:
University of California Davis
Most Recent Award Year:
2013
Additional Details

Project 3: Immune Environment Interaction and Neurodevelopment

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Van De Water, Judy A
Institution:
University of California Davis
Most Recent Award Year:
2013
Additional Details

The Charge Study: Childhood Autism Risks from Genetics and the Environment

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Hertz-Picciotto, Irva
Institution:
University of California Davis
Most Recent Award Year:
2007
Additional Details

Project 2: Immunological Susceptibility of Autism

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Van De Water, Judy A
Institution:
University of California Davis
Most Recent Award Year:
2006
Additional Details