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New Bedford Cohort

Principal Investigator:
Korrick, Susan
Institution:
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Location:
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Number of Participants:
~800 Mother-infant pairs
Lifestage of Participants:
Prenatal, Youth (1-18 years)
Exposures:
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane/Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDT/DDE), Lead, Arsenic, Manganese, Mercury/Methylmercury, Hexachlorobenzene, Bisphenol A (BPA), Phthalates
Health Outcomes:
Neurobehavioral outcomes
Brief Description:
This is a birth cohort study examining the association of perinatal polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs), dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE), and lead exposure on children's growth and development. The study recruited 790 mother-child pairs living near the New Bedford Superfund site between 1993 and 1998.

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.

Project 2: Adolescent Exposure to BPA/Phthalates: Cognitive & Behavioral

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Korrick, Susan
Institution:
University of Illinois
Most Recent Award Year:
2010
Additional Details

Metal and Organochlorines Exposure: Impact on Adolescent Behavior and Cognition

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Korrick, Susan
Institution:
Brigham And Women's Hospital
Most Recent Award Year:
2006
Additional Details