Exposure Assessment Facility Core

EPA Grant Number: R832141C006
Subproject: this is subproject number 006 , established and managed by the Center Director under grant R832141
(EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).

Center: Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health
Center Director: Perera, Frederica P.
Title: Exposure Assessment Facility Core
Investigators: Perera, Frederica P.
Institution: Columbia University in the City of New York
EPA Project Officer: Callan, Richard
Project Period: November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2008 (Extended to October 31, 2010)
RFA: Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research (2003) RFA Text |  Recipients Lists
Research Category: Children's Health , Health Effects , Health

Objective:

The specific aims of the project are to: (1) characterize exposures from pregnancy through early childhood to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), non-persistent pesticides (NPP), environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), allergens, endotoxins, and molds; and (2) measure specific genetic polymorphisms and nutritional levels that may modulate effects of these exposures.

Supplemental Keywords:

RFA, Health, Scientific Discipline, INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, HUMAN HEALTH, Genetics, Health Risk Assessment, Epidemiology, Biochemistry, Health Effects, Children's Health, Environmental Policy, Risk Assessment, asthma, prenatal exposure, environmental risks, latino, genetic mechanisms, Human Health Risk Assessment, diesel exhaust, assessment of exposure, genetic risk factors, children's environmental health, exposure assessment, genetic susceptibility

Progress and Final Reports:

2006 Progress Report
2007 Progress Report


Main Center Abstract and Reports:

R832141    Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health

Subprojects under this Center: (EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).
R832141C001 Growth and Development Research Project: Prenatal and Postnatal Urban Pollutants and Neurobehavioral Developmental Outcomes
R832141C002 Research Project on Asthma: Prenatal and Postnatal Urban Pollutants and Childhood Asthma
R832141C003 Mechanistic Research Project
R832141C004 Community-Based Intervention Project: Reduction of Exposure and Risk from Pesticides and Allergens
R832141C005 Community Translation and Application Core (COTAC)
R832141C006 Exposure Assessment Facility Core
R832141C007 Data Management, Statistics and Community Impact Modeling Core
R832141C008 Administrative Core