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New York City Mothers and Newborns Study

Principal Investigator:
Perera, Frederica
Institution:
Columbia University
Location:
New York City, New York
Number of Participants:
~725 Mother-infant pairs
Lifestage of Participants:
Prenatal, Infant (0-1 year), Youth (1-18 years)
Exposures:
Black carbon, Bisphenol A (BPA), Chlorpyrifos, Environmental tobacco smoke, Nickel, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), Phthalates, Pyrethroids, Traffic pollutants, Vanadium
Health Outcomes:
Allergic response, Asthma, Birth weight/Length, Gestational age, Head circumference, Metabolic syndrome, Neurobehavioral outcomes, Neurodevelopmental outcomes, Obesity/Body weight, Thyroid dysfunction
Brief Description:
This is a birth cohort study that examines the effects of early life exposures to air pollutants, pesticides, and environmental tobacco smoke on children's growth and development in New York City. The study has recruited approximately 725 pregnant mothers since 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 1- The Impact Of PAH Exposure On Adolescent Neurodevelopment: Disruption Of Self-Regulatory Processes

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Principal Investigator:
Rauh, Virginia A
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2015
Additional Details

Project 2- The Impact Of PAH Exposure On Childhood Growth Trajectories And Visceral Adipose Tissue Mass In Adolescence: Linkages To Disrupted Self-Regulatory Processes

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Principal Investigator:
Rundle, Andrew G
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2015
Additional Details

Project 3- An MRI Study Of The Effects Of Prenatal And Early Childhood PAH Exposureon Brain Maturation And Its Mediating Influences On Adverse Adolescent Outcomes

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Principal Investigator:
Peterson, Bradley S
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2015
Additional Details

Personal Environmental Exposure Assessment using Wristbands for Epidemiological Studies in Disadvantaged Communities

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Principal Investigator:
Anderson, Kim A
Institution:
Oregon State University
Most Recent Award Year:
2015
Additional Details

Prenatal pyrethroid exposure and child mental, motor and behavioral development

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Principal Investigator:
Factor-Litvak, Pam R; Whyatt, Robin Marjorie (Contact)
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2013
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Pre- and Postnatal PBDE Exposure, Thyroid Hormones, and Neurodevelopment

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Principal Investigator:
Herbstman, Julie Beth
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2012
Additional Details

Black carbon exposure, DNA methylation, airway inflammation in pediatric asthma

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Principal Investigator:
Miller, Rachel L
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2012
Additional Details

Validation of a Genomic Biomarker of Response to Environmental Tobacco Smoke

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Principal Investigator:
Brooks, Daniel R; Lenburg, Marc Elliott; Spira, Avrum E (Contact)
Institution:
Boston University
Most Recent Award Year:
2011
Additional Details

Early-life phthalate exposure, thyroid function and child cognitive development

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Principal Investigator:
Whyatt, Robin Marjorie
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2010
Additional Details

Prenatal PAH Exposure and Genome-Wide Methylation in a Cohort of Sibling Pairs

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Principal Investigator:
Herbstman, Julie B
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2009
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Assess the Effects of Pre- and Postnatal exposure to the organophosphorus

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Principal Investigator:
Rauh, Virginia A
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2009
Additional Details

Project 1: Endocrine Disruptors & Obesity Among Inner-City Children

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Principal Investigator:
Rundle, Andrew G
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2009
Additional Details

Project 2: Endocrine Disruptors, Epigenetic Mechanims and Neurodevelopment

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Principal Investigator:
Rauh, Virginia A
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2009
Additional Details

Phthalate Exposure and Inner City Pediatric Asthma

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Principal Investigator:
Whyatt, Robin Marjorie
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2007
Additional Details

Health Effects of Early-Life Exposure to Urban Pollutants in Minority Children

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Principal Investigator:
Perera, Frederica P
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2007
Additional Details

Prenatal PAH Exposure, Epigenetic Changes, and Asthma

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Perera, Frederica P
Institution:
Columbia University
Most Recent Award Year:
2007
Additional Details