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FRONTIER

Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Birth Weight: the Roles of Noise, Placental Function, Green Space, Physical Activity, and Socioeconomic Status

FRONTIER project
Duration
01/03/2018 - 31/03/2022
Coordinator
Payam Dadvand, Jordi Sunyer
Funded by
Health Effects Institute (HEI)

FRONTIER aims to provide a robust and comprehensive evaluation of the impact of maternal exposure to traffic-related air pollution on fetal growth. Towards this aim, it will:

  • disentangle the effects of noise;
  • identify the relevant window(s) of exposure;
  • evaluate its modification by socioeconomic status, stress, and physical activity;
  • elucidate the role of placental function as an underlying mechanism; and
  • explore the potential of green spaces to mitigate it.

FRONTIER's Conceptual Framework

Total Funding

$ 999,998

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