Biomonitoring and CDC

Wrangling environmental exposure data: guidance for getting the best information from your laboratory measurements | 11/21/2019

… CDC) also gives guidance related to collection, storage and shipment of biological samples for analysis of environmental chemicals or nutritional factors [ 4 ]. To assess the quality of already-collected data, LaKind et al. (2014) developed a tool to evaluate epidemiologic studies that use biomonitoring data on short-lived chemicals, with a focus on critical elements of study design such as choice of analytical and sampling methods [ 5 ]. The tool was …

Michigan wins $4 million CDC grant | 9/9/2019

… nationwide awarded a grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention supporting the expansion of statewide toxic chemical biomonitoring. Biomonitoring is the measurement of environmental chemicals in body tissues or fluids, such as … both prevent and reduce chemical exposures.” MDHHS will use the CDC grant funding – about $4 million over five years – to support two new programs. The first, the Michigan Chemical Exposure Monitoring program (MiChEM), will test …

Michigan wins $4 million CDC grant to monitor chemical exposure | News | wnem.com | 9/3/2019

Michigan wins $4 million grant to improve monitoring of residents’ toxic chemical exposure. The Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is among six state departments nationwide awarded a grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The grant is in place to support the expansion of statewide toxic chemical biomonitoring. Biomonitoring is the measurement of environmental chemicals in body tissue or fluids, such as blood or …

NH receives 5-year $5M CDC biomonitoring grant | 8/19/2019

This grant will allow the PHL to analyze lead poisoning interventions, human health impacts from flooding, Berlin area environment impacts, and changes in contamination levels after preventative interventions. Biomonitoring is the direct measurement of environmental chemicals in people’s blood and urine, indicating the amount of chemical that actually enters the body from all environmental sources. The CDC grant will enhance the PHL’s ability to determine whether residents have been exposed …