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Home Observation of Periconceptional Exposures (HOPE) Study

Principal Investigator:
Porucznik, Christina A
Institution:
University of Utah
Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah
Number of Participants:
183 Couples, 126 Pregnancies (107 babies born so far to 103 couples, 3 ongoing pregnancies as of 4/2016)
Lifestage of Participants:
Adulthood (18+ years), In utero among couples that conceived
Exposures:
Bisphenol A (BPA), Disinfection by-products
Health Outcomes:
Fertility
Brief Description:
This is a peri-conceptional cohort of couples to examine the associations between bisphenol A (BPA) and disinfection by-product levels around the time of ovulation or conception on semen quality and time to pregnancy, and evaluate the degree of potential bias introduced by common retrospective exposure assessment methods.

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.

Peri-Conceptional Biomonitoring

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Porucznik, Christina A
Institution:
University of Utah
Most Recent Award Year:
2011
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