Prenatal Exposure to Tetrachloroethylene-Contaminated Drinking Water and the Risk of Birth Defects
Project Leader, Ann Aschengrau (Boston University School of Public Health)
Studying risk of birth defects in a population exposed to perchloroethylene (PCE, a peroxisome proliferator) in drinking water.
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Supported with funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences' Superfund Research Program.