Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Toxicant Exposure Impacts Host-pathogen interactions within the Reproductive Tract|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2021 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Project Summary Exposure to persistent environmental toxicants (such as dioxin) is a global problem, but disproportionately affects Veterans who were exposed dioxin derived from burn pits or Agent Orange. Dioxin exposure has been linked to diminished fertility and an increased risk of preterm birth in both males and females, even when the exposure occurred in utero. Recent studies indicate that female Veterans have increased risk of preterm birth associated with recent deployment, underscoring t...
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