A Research Strategy to Discover the Environmental Causes of Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Published June 7, 2013 in Environmental Health Perspectives

To begin formulation of a systematic strategy for discovery of potentially preventable environmental causes of autism and other NDDs, the Mount Sinai Childrens Environmental Health Center convened a workshop on Exploring the Environmental Causes of Autism and Learning Disabilities. This workshop produced a series of papers by leading researchers and generated a list of 10 chemicals and mixtures widely distributed in the environment that are already suspected of causing developmental neurotoxicity.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3404655/

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