The Center

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CCCEH Center Overview

Learn more about the Center, including some behind the scenes video.

Dr. Perrera discusses the Mothers and newborn study, including the goals of the center's work.

Center Scientific Papers

Please see our list of published manuscripts in peer-reviewed, scientific journals.

Center Health Education Materials

Health tips developed by the Center and our community board to protect you and your family…

Center in the News

News articles featuring the Center’s work.

Donate

Simple ways that individuals donors can support our work, plus information for potential new funders and large donors.

Parents and Families

Access resources to protect your family from environmental threats.

Center Health Education Materials

Health tips developed by the Center and our community board to protect you and your family from environmental health risks.

Center in the News

News articles featuring the Center’s work.

Partner Organizations and Resources

Access environmental health materials and resources through the Center’s trusted partners.

Environmental Exposures

The Center conducts prospective research studies of pregnant women and their children in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Health Effects

The origin and manifestation of developmental disabilities and adverse health effects reflect complex interactions among many factors, the role of the environment cannot be ignored.

Health Professionals

Easy ways to incorporate environmental health into your workplace.

Center Health Education Materials

Health tips developed by the Center and our community board to protect you and your family from environmental health risks.

Environmental Exposures

The Center conducts prospective research studies of pregnant women and their children in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Health Effects

The origin and manifestation of developmental disabilities and adverse health effects reflect complex interactions among many factors, the role of the environment cannot be ignored.

Where We Work

Since the Center’s inception in 1998, we have conducted scientific research indicating that various environmental pollutants are critical risk factors for reduced fetal development and more…

Glossary of Terms

Untangle the mystery behind the most commonly used terms in the field of children’s environmental health.

Community Organizations

Use this information to enrich services provided in the community.

Community Outreach and Engagement

The Community Outreach and Translation Core (COTC) provides a community context for the environmental health sciences research occurring within the Center and supports the Center’s goal to translate its research into public health policy and community capacity.

Center Health Education Materials

Health tips developed by the Center and our community board to protect you and your family from environmental health risks.

Featured NYC Research Findings

The Center’s largest study is the “Mothers and Newborns Study” in Northern Manhattan and the South Bronx…

Partner Organizations and Resources

Access environmental health materials and resources through the Center’s trusted partners.

Funders

Learn how your contributions support the team that makes this research possible.

Investigators and Staff

Meet the team who makes all of our research possible!

Scientific Papers

Please see our list of published manuscripts in peer-reviewed, scientific journals.

Funders and Advisors

Acknowledging the Center’s supporters and advisors who help shape our work.

Donate

Simple ways that individuals donors can support our work.

Center in the News

News articles featuring the Center’s work.

Center Highlights

The Dangers of Plastics

The Dangers of Plastics

Center study adds to growing evidence on connection between phthalates and respiratory health.

Insecticide Linked to Altered Brain Structure

Insecticide Linked to Altered Brain Structure

While chlorpyrifos is no longer registered for household use in the U.S., it continues to be widely used around the world.

PAH Exposure, Methylation, & Adducts in Cord Blood

PAH Exposure, Methylation, & Adducts in Cord Blood

Center investigators examine relationships between PAH exposure, methylation, & adducts in cord blood.

Boys Appear To Be More Vulnerable Than Girls to the Insecticide Chlorpyrifos

Boys Appear To Be More Vulnerable Than Girls to the Insecticide Chlorpyrifos

Boys appear to be more vulnerable than girls to the insecticide chlorpyrifos — lower IQs seen in boys exposed in the womb.

Asthma and Maternal Stress

Asthma and Maternal Stress

Feeling distressed during pregnancy may be associated with asthma symptoms during childhood.

Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution Linked to Childhood Obesity

Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution Linked to Childhood Obesity

Center study presents clinical evidence that a common environmental pollutant can contribute to obesity.