CEHC's Pilot Projects

CEHC has funded 21 seed grants that support new ideas in children’s environmental health.

 

Year Project Title Principal Investigator
2008-2009 A Pilot Exposure Assessment Using Newly Identified Biomarkers – Atrazine, Perchlorate, and Perfluorooctanoic Acid Stephanie M. Engel, PhD and Cheryl R. Stein, PhD
2008-2009 Impact of LEED-Certified Green Housing on Asthma in Urban NYC Elizabeth Garland, MD, MSc
2008-2009 A Pilot Study of the Association between Endocrine Disruptors and Obesity Related Health Conditions Maida Galvez, MD, MPH and Barbara Brenner, DrPH
2008-2009 Patenting a New Tool for Sampling Of Human Placenta to Study Gene-Environment Interactions in Maternal-Child Health Luca Lambertini, PhD
2008-2009 Profiling the Imprinted Epigenome in Human Placenta Luca Lambertini, PhD
2008-2009 Effects of Maternal Bisphenol A Exposure on Fetal GAD1 Epigenetics Michele La Merrill, PhD
2008-2009 Climate Change and Health Impact Survey and Focus Groups for New York Pediatricians Perry Sheffield, MD
2008-2009 Collection of Biological and Environmental Specimens in Anticipation of a Cohort Examining Prenatal Methylmercury Exposure in a Subsistence Fishing Population in Lake Chapala, Mexico Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP
2009-2010 Maternal Genetic Variation in Relation to Preterm Delivery, Pregnancy Induced Hypertension and Gestational Diabetes in a Multi-Racial Birth Cohort Stephanie M. Engel, PhD
2009-2010 Impact of LEED-Certified Green Housing on Asthma in Urban NYC Anita Geevarughese, MD
2009-2010 Effects of Chronic Exposure to Polyhalogenated Pollutants on Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Risk Factors Michele La Merrill, PhD
2009-2010 Profiling the Imprinted Epigenome in Human Placenta Luca Lambertini, PhD
2009-2010 Preparation for a Report on Children’s Environmental Health in New York State Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc