University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Center for Childhood Neurotoxicology and Assessment’s main focus is to examine the effects of exposure to environmental chemicals on neurological health and development potentially leading to learning disabilities and autism.
University of Michigan
The University of Michigan Center for the Environment and Children’s Health investigates the characteristics of the household, school, and neighborhood environment of children with asthma; the environmental factors and cofactors contributing to the exacerbation and progression of childhood asthma; and the cellular and molecular targets which modulate immune system responses to environmental contaminants. They use a community-based approach to intervene at a household and neighborhood level to reduce exposure to environmental hazards and improve the child’s health status.
University of Washington
The University of Washington Center for Child Environmental Health Risks Research studies the biochemical, molecular, and exposure mechanisms of children’s susceptibility to pesticides and how the pesticides affect normal growth, development, and learning.