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Past Webinars > Journal Club: Endocrine Disruptors - July 22, 2015

Journal Club: Endocrine Disruptors - July 22, 2015

posted on Sep 23, 2015

Presented July 22, 2015

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this module, participants should be able to:
  • Describe the biological effect of endocrine disrupting chemicals and their impact on reproductive and pediatric development.
  • Discuss the nature and extent of exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals among at-risk groups.
  • Describe appropriate preventive steps to decrease exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals.

Articles discussed:

1.First trimester phthalate exposure and anogenital distance in newborns.
Swan SH et al.
Hum Reprod. 2015 Apr;30(4):963-72.

2.Is Hypospadias Associated with Prenatal Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors? A French Collaborative Controlled Study of a Cohort of 300 Consecutive Children Without Genetic Defect.
Kalfa N et al.
Eur Urol. 2015 May 23. pii: S0302-2838(15)00409-1. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.05.008. [Epub ahead of print]

3. Exposure to select phthalates and phenols through use of personal care products among Californian adults and their children.
Philippat C, Bennett D, Calafat AM, Picciotto IH
Environ Res. 2015 Apr 27;140:369-376.


Durrani_Timur125Zlatnik_MaryaTimur S. Durrani, MD, MPH, MBA; Co-Director PEHSU Western States
Marya G. Zlatnik, MD, MMS; Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Region 9 PEHSU


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