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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Paternal Toxicant Exposure Impacts Testicular-Placental Crosstalk
Principal Investigator:

Kevin G Osteen

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2016 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $34,003
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Environmental exposures to a wide array of natural toxins and man-made toxicants are often a consequence of military service; thus it is important to consider the long-term effects of such exposures on our Veterans and their offspring. In particular, our studies have shown that preconception exposures to endocrine disrupting agents can not only reduce both male and female fertility but also adversely affect pregnancy outcomes regardless of which parent had the toxicant exposure. Of equal relevan...

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