Overview

This pediatric cohort study has been designed to examine the interaction of childhood lead exposure and potential genetic susceptibility factors in determining neurobehavioral outcomes.

Research Areas:

Environmental Health,Infant/child health,Neurology

Key Partners on Site:

Professor Kalpana Balakrishnan, Chair, Department of Environmental Health & Engineering, Sri Ramachandra University; and Director, the WHO Collaborating Center on Environmental Health

Funding:

NIH/Fogarty International Collaboration Research Award

Principal Investigator

Howard Hu, MD, MPH, ScD

Flora L. Thornton Chair

Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences