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Hopkins school of public health gets $95 million to study environmental effects on children's health

Hopkins school of public health gets $95 million to study environmental effects on children's health

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will receive $95 million in federal funding over seven years to analyze data collected from 50,000 children across the country and answer questions about environmental factors that influence their health from conception through early childhood.

The grant from the National Institutes of Health was announced Wednesday.

The children have already been enrolled in one study or another across the country, and the NIH recognized an opportunity to use existing systems to pool information for wider and better analysis, said Lisa Jacobson, a professor of epidemiology at the Bloomberg School who will lead the Hopkins data...

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