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Mexico City Air Pollution and Birth Outcomes

Principal Investigator:
O'Neill, Marie Sylvia
Institution:
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Location:
Mexico City, Mexico
Number of Participants:
800 Mother-infant pairs
Lifestage of Participants:
Prenatal, Infant (0-1 year)
Exposures:
Particulate matter, Carbon monoxide/Carbon dioxide (CO/CO2), Nitric oxide/Nitrogen dioxide (NO/NO2), Ozone, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), Sulfur oxides, Nutrition/Diet
Health Outcomes:
Birthweight, Birth length, Gestational age, Head circumference, Immunosuppression
Brief Description:
This is a birth cohort study designed to examine whether air pollution and inflammation act together to influence pregnancy outcomes in Mexico City, Mexico. Critical time windows of exposure during pregnancy will also be examined. The study has recruited 800 participants since 2008.

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.

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and birth outcomes in Mexico City

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
O'Neill, Marie Sylvia
Institution:
University of Michigan
Most Recent Award Year:
2009
Additional Details

Air Pollution, Inflammation and Preterm Birth: A Mechanistic Study in Mexico City

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
O'Neill, Marie Sylvia
Institution:
University of Michigan
Most Recent Award Year:
2008
Additional Details