Programming Research in Obesity, Growth, Environment and Social Stressors (PROGRESS) study is a collaboration between Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Harvard University and the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) in Mexico and is uniquely poised to conduct this research. PROGRESS uses state-of-the-art methods in social science, epidemiology, and toxicology to assess transdisciplinary risk factors impacting neurodevelopment. PROGRESS may be the first birth cohort specifically designed to prospectively address the joint impact of chronic stress and toxic metals on child development. Read full cohort details on NIEHS.
The PROGRESS team is comprised of researchers and trainees from leading academic centers and institutes: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Columbia University, Harvard University, University of Rochester, the Mexican National Institute of Public Health, and the Mexican Social Security Institute.
This cohort is supported by the National Institutes of Health:
R01ES013744 (Parent grant)