A roadmap for integrating metabolomics in environmental epidemiological cohort studies: the Caribbean Consortium for Research in Environmental and Occupational Health (CCREOH) example

Speaker: Maureen Lichtveld, MD

Description: Dr. Lichtveld discusses her CHEAR supported project “Exposures to metals in pregnant women and the impact on fetal development and birth outcomes in Suriname.” In this project, to better characterize environmental exposures impacting maternal reproductive health, metabolomic analyses were conducted on biospecimens collected at multiple time points during pregnancy within the CCREOH cohort. The presentation highlights early findings from paired analyses comparing trimester specific results as well as results by sub-cohort-specific geographic location.