Public Health Relevance

The contamination of water and aquifer sediments with As, and to a lesser extent Mn, are associated with major public health, remedial, legal and environmental policy problems in the United States. Potential exposure to and remediation of both As and Mn represents a significant problem at many Superfund sites. The health effects on adolescents of exposure to these elements are not adequately defined. This project offers an opportunity to elucidate dose-response relationships between exposure and lung and brain function.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Type
Hazardous Substances Basic Research Grants Program (NIEHS) (P42)
Project #
5P42ES010349-13
Application #
8659436
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZES1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-04-01
Budget End
2015-03-31
Support Year
13
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Columbia University (N.Y.)
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
New York
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
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