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Lead Exposure in Ukrainian children

One aspect of GLC's research efforts in Ukraine is assessing the large volume of data that has resulted from our US-Ukraine collaborative research study - the Family and Children of Ukraine (see Case Study). A recent article in press discusses how analysis of the data resulted in understanding elevated blood lead levels in these children. Citation: LS Friedman, OM Lukyanova, YI Kundiev, ZA Shkiryak-Nizhnyk, NV Chislovska, A Mucha, AV Zvinchuk, I Oliynyk, and D Hryhorczuk. Predictors of elevated blood lead levels among 3-year-old Ukrainian children: a nested case-control study. Environmental Research, article in press, 2005.