B3647 - Air pollution exposure and childhood obesity - 02/11/2020

B number: 
Principal applicant name: 
Serena Fossati | ISGLOBAL (Spain)
Martine Vrijheid
Title of project: 
Air pollution exposure and childhood obesity
Proposal summary: 

Prenatal exposure to air pollution is robustly associated with fetal growth
restriction and low birth weight, a risk factor for altered cardio-metabolic diseases
later in life. Air pollution has also been associated with obesity and
cardiometabolic disease in adulthood. However, little is known on the association
between air pollution and obesity in infancy and childhood

Impact of research: 
Date proposal received: 
Friday, 30 October, 2020
Date proposal approved: 
Monday, 2 November, 2020
Epidemiology, Obesity, Statistical methods, Environment - enviromental exposure, pollution