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Research & Case Studies

Current Research

Measuring PAH Exposure in Ukrainian Children

A study that was planned and performed with needed assistance and coordination with multiple Ukrainian research and clinical partners. The study measured a urinary marker of PAH exposure in 48 three-year-old children in Mariupol, Ukraine who lived near a steel mill and coking facility and compared them to 1-OHP concentrations measured in 42 three-year-old children living in the capital city of Kyiv, Ukraine.

Lead Exposure in Ukrainian Children

An article assessing the data generated by our US Collaborative research study.


Case Studies

Family and Children of Ukraine

The Family and Children of Ukraine is a collaborative project between U.S. and Ukrainian medical and research organizations. It is an ongoing prospective, geographically based series of population studies that began in pregnancy and follows the cohort of births. The Family and Children of Ukraine cohort is the Ukrainian component of the European Longitudinal Study of Pregnancy and Childhood (ELSPAC).

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Health in the Arts

A program to diagnose, treat and prevent arts-related disorders among people working in all aspects of the arts.

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