Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Parkinson's Disease and Exposure to Chlorinated Solvents at Marine Base Camp Lejeune|
Samuel M Goldman
||San Francisco, CA
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2020 -
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The goal of this project is to characterize the risk of Parkinson’s disease (PD) conferred by exposure to the solvents trichloroethylene (TCE) and tetrachloroethylene (PERC) in drinking water at Marine Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Occupational exposure to the common industrial solvent trichloroethylene (TCE) was implicated in a cluster of PD in a small manufacturing plant in 2008. We replicated this observation in a study of discordant twins, in which we found a 6-fold risk associated with...
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