UM-CEHC Research

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The University of Michigan Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Center (CEHC) studies how obesity, sexual maturation, and risk of metabolic syndrome (a combination of increased blood pressure, high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels) are affected by the interaction of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) with diet during the critical developmental periods of pregnancy and puberty.

Listed below are UM-CEHC's research projects. Click on a project below for more information.
For a summary of research findings and the publications list, click here.