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Your Environment. Your Health.

Early Autism Risk Longitudinal Investigation (EARLI)

Principal Investigator:
Newschaffer, Craig
Institution:
Drexel University
Location:
Pennsylvania; Maryland; California
Number of Participants:
~225
Lifestage of Participants:
Prenatal, Infant (0-1 year), Youth (1-18 years)
Exposures:
Exposure biomarker data: Brominated compounds, Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Pesticides, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), Parabens, Phenols, Phthalates, Metals; Modeled exposure data: Traffic-related air pollutants, Particulate matter, Nitric oxide/Nitrogen dioxide (NO/NO2), Ozone
Health Outcomes:
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Neurodevelopmental outcomes
Brief Description:
This was a multi-site prospective cohort study of pregnant mothers who already have an autistic child. The study enrolled 225 siblings of austism spectrum disorder (ASD) probands to examine possible environmental risk factors for autism and study whether there is any interplay between environmental factors and genetic susceptibility.

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.

Prospective Evaluation of Air Pollution, Cognition, and Autism from Birth Onward

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Volk, Heather E
Institution:
University of Southern California
Most Recent Award Year:
2014
Additional Details

Environment, The Perinatal Epigenome, and Risk for Autism and Related Disorders

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Fallin, Margaret Daniele (Contact); Feinberg, Andrew P
Institution:
Johns Hopkins University
Most Recent Award Year:
2009
Additional Details

Early Autism Risk Longitudinal Investigation (EARLI) Network

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Newschaffer, Craig J
Institution:
Drexel University
Most Recent Award Year:
2008
Additional Details
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