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Growing Up Healthy in East HarlemEPA Grant Number: R827039C001
Subproject: this is subproject number 001 , established and managed by the Center Director under grant R827039
(EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).
Center: Mount Sinai Center for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research
Center Director: Wolff, Mary S.
Title: Growing Up Healthy in East Harlem
Investigators: Brenner, Barbara , Wolff, Mary S.
Institution: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
EPA Project Officer: Callan, Richard
Project Period: August 1, 1998 through July 31, 2003 (Extended to July 31, 2004)
Project Amount: Refer to main center abstract for funding details.
RFA: Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research (1998) RFA Text | Recipients Lists
Research Category: Children's Health , Health Effects , Health
The centerpiece of the Center is the Community-Based Prevention Research Project, "Growing Up Healthy in East Harlem". The goal of this project is to reduce exposures of inner-city children and their families to pesticides in city housing through the technique of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and to reduce exposure to PCBs through dietary modification.Publications and Presentations:
children, exposure, pesticides, PCBs,, RFA, Health, Scientific Discipline, Toxics, Genetics, Environmental Chemistry, Health Risk Assessment, pesticides, Risk Assessments, Susceptibility/Sensitive Population/Genetic Susceptibility, Children's Health, genetic susceptability, Biology, pesticide exposure, sensitive populations, infants, exposure, PCBs, biological response, individual variation, susceptability to pesticides, children, human exposure, pesticide residues, susceptibility, children's vulnerablity, assessment of exposure, genetic risk factors, genotyping, human susceptibility, molecular research, exposure assessment, organophosphate pesticides
Main Center Abstract and Reports:
R827039 Mount Sinai Center for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research
Subprojects under this Center: (EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).
R827039C001 Growing Up Healthy in East Harlem
R827039C002 Exposure to Indoor Pesticides and PCBs and their Effects on Growth and Neurodevelopment in Urban Children
R827039C003 Genetics of Chlorpyrifos Risk in Minority Populations
R827039C004 Prenatal PCB Exposure and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Adolescence and Adulthood
R827039C005 Neuroendocrine Mechanisms of Environmental Toxicants: PCBs and Pesticides