mercedn2@illinois.edu

Beckman Institute
405 North Mathews Ave.
Urbana, Il
room 2349
Lab: 217-333-5814

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Francheska Merced Nieves

Illinois Kids Development Study (I-KIDS)

Our aim is to assess the impact of prenatal exposure of endocrine disruptors, like BPA, phthalates, triclosan and paragons in child development. My focus is on prenatal stress how it modifies the effects of the previous endocrine disruptors in sexually dimorphic aspects of infants' cognition.

Research Areas

Major Grants

NIEHS Diversity Supplement Grant

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