BUSRP presents at ISEE 2016


Trainee Roxana Khalili presenting her poster

BUSRP presented several posters at the 28th annual International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) conference. The four-day meeting was held in Rome, Italy, and the theme was “Old and new risks: challenges for environmental epidemiology.” ISEE brought together researchers, academics, and health professionals to address challenges in exposure assessment, study design and data analysis and to share research, information and experiences.

Veronica Vieira (Project 2) co-chaired a session on Chemicals and Children’s Health with Sara Farchi. Dr. Vieira and trainee Roxana Khalili also presented the following posters:

  • Prenatal exposure to environmental mixtures and asthma risk among children
    Roxana Khalili, Susan Korrick, Veronica Vieira
  • Spatiotemporal analyses of ALS incidence in Denmark over three decades
    Veronica Vieira, Johnni Hansen, Ole Gredal, Marc Weisskopf

Tom Webster (Project 2) gave two talks at the conference and worked on four posters, including one with Training Core Leader Mike McClean.


  • Epidemiological accuracy and validity tradeoffs in the age of the exposome; or why studies of ambient air pollution work
    Marc Weisskopf, Thomas Webster
  • Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances and mid-childhood lipids and liver enzymes in Project Viva
    Ana Maria Mora, Abby F. Fleisch, Emily Oken, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Jennifer A. Woo Baidal, Thomas F. Webster, Matthew W. Gillman, Sharon K. Sagiv


  • A pilot study of prenatal exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances and social cognition
    Sharon Sagiv, Sheryl Rifas-Shiman, Harris Maria, Matthew Gillman, Antonia Calafat, Ye Xiaoyun, Thomas Webster, Roberta White, Emily Oken
  • Childhood exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and childhood cognitive performance
    Maria Harris, Emily Oken, Antonia Calafat, Xiaoyun Ye, Sheryl Rifas-Shiman, Thomas Webster, Roberta White, Sharon Sagiv
  • Prenatal and Childhood Perfluoroalkyl Substance Exposure and Childhood Metabolic Profile
    Abby Fleisch, Ana Maria Mora, Sheryl Rifas-Shiman, Antonia Calafat, Xiaoyun Ye, Heike Luttmann-Gibson, Lisa Rokoff, Thomas Webster, Matthew Gillman, Emily Oken, Sharon Sagiv
  • Urinary Diphenyl Phosphate and Thyroid Function in Adults
    Emma V Preston, Michael D McClean, Claus Henn Birgit, Heather M Stapleton, Lewis E Braverman, Elizabeth N Pearce, Colleen M Makey, Thomas F Webster

September 15, 2016

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