All Projects (Archive)

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Asian/Pacific Islander Community Exposures (ACE) Project

Study of metals and perfluoroalkyl and polyfluroalkyl substances in Asian/Pacific Islander adults living in the San Francisco Bay area
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Biomonitoring Exposures Study (BEST) - 1.Pilot

Study of environmental chemical exposures in adults in the Central Valley
Diverse group of smiling adults

Biomonitoring Exposures Study (BEST) - 2.Expanded

Expanded study of environmental chemical exposures in adults in the Central Valley, with a focus on Hispanics and Asian/Pacific Islanders
California Childhood Leukemia Study (CCLS) Thumbnail logo shows three young bears in yellow color standing in a row holding hands

California Childhood Leukemia Study (CCLS)

Lab Collaboration

Analysis of flame retardants and other persistent chemicals in blood samples from mothers of children with leukemia and mothers of children without leukemia
CARE Study logo, showing California in outline, with words: California Regional Exposure Study

California Regional Exposure (CARE) Study

Study of metals and other environmental chemicals in adults across the state, conducted one region at a time

California Teachers Study (CTS)

Lab Collaboration

Analysis of flame retardants and other persistent chemicals in blood samples for a study of women with and without breast cancer
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Center for the Health Assessment of Mothers and Children of Salinas (CHAMACOS)

Lab Collaboration

Analysis of phthalates in urine samples from 5-year-old children for a study in an agricultural community
Logo for study shows a drawing of two white swans, one adult and one young, with beaks touching

Cohort of Young Girls' Nutrition, Environment, and Transitions (CYGNET)

Lab Collaboration

Analysis of metals in blood samples for a study of girls in the San Francisco Bay Area
Firefighters fighting flames, wearing full protective suits and holding large hoses spraying water

Firefighter Occupational Exposures (FOX) Project

Study of environmental chemical exposures in Southern California firefighters
Red couch

Foam Replacement Environmental Exposure Study (FREES)

Study of flame retardant exposures in San Francisco Bay Area adults and the potential effect of removing foam-containing furniture from their homes
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Health and Environmental Research in Make-up of Salinas Adolescents (HERMOSA) Study

Lab Collaboration

Analysis of phthalates and environmental phenols in urine samples from teenage girls
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Laboratory Pilot Study

Analysis of selected chemicals in samples from volunteers, to help the labs refine their procedures
Study logo shows a circular image of two parents with an infant cradled between them

Markers of Autism Risk in Babies–Learning Early Signs (MARBLES)

Lab Collaboration

Analysis of phthalates in urine samples from pregnant women who have an autistic child
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Maternal and Infant Environmental Exposure Project (MIEEP)

Chemicals in Our Bodies Project

Study of environmental chemical exposures in pregnant women and their infants
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Measuring Analytes in Maternal Archived Samples (MAMAS)

Lab collaboration*

Analysis of persistent chemicals in blood collected from pregnant women during prenatal screening
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Pesticide Drift 2 Study

Lab Collaboration

Analysis of a pesticide in urine samples from adults and children for a study in an agricultural community
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Pregnancy Environment and Lifestyle Study (PETALS)

Laboratory Collaboration

Analysis of bisphenol A, benzophenone-3 and triclosan in urine samples from pregnant women with and without gestational diabetes mellitus
Logo for study shows outline of three female heads, a girl, a woman, an elderly woman and the number 3

Three Generations Study (3Gs)

Lab Collaboration

Analysis of persistent environmental chemicals in archived samples from pregnant women in the 1960s and recent samples from their now-adult daughters in a study examining the risk of breast cancer and other diseases affecting women 
Gloved hands in a laboratory, holding a test tube

UCSF Studies of Second-Trimester Pregnant Women

Lab Collaboration

Analysis of flame retardants and other persistent chemicals in blood samples for studies of ethnically diverse, low-income pregnant women
Drawing of a young woman standing with one foot raised, as if to dance

Women's Health and the Environment (WHE)

Lab Collaboration

Analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in urine for a study of women and ovarian function