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BCERP: Growing Up Healthy

Principal Investigator:
Wolff, Mary S
Institution:
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Location:
New York, New York
Number of Participants:
~400
Lifestage of Participants:
Youth (1-18 years, specifically 7-18 years of age)
Exposures:
Hormonal mimics/Hormones, Nutrition/Diet, Psychosocial stress, Built environment
Health Outcomes:
Obesity/Body weight, Growth, Premature/Delayed puberty
Brief Description:
This is a children's cohort study examining the influence of environmental exposures, life-style factors, and genetics on the timing of puberty among girls residing in East Harlem, New York City. The Growing Up Healthy study enrolled approximately 400 girls 7-8 years of age and is one of three study sites of the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program (BCERP) Puberty Study initiated in 2003.

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.

Environmental and Genetic Determinants of Puberty

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Wolff, Mary S
Institution:
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Most Recent Award Year:
2010
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