The Obelix (OBesogenic Endocrine disrupting chemicals: LInking prenatal eXposure to the development of obesity later in life) project

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A project that is investigating if prenatal exposure to endocrine disrupting compounds in food plays a role in the development of obesity and related disorders later in life.

This project will run from May 1, 2009 to April 30, 2013. OBELIX uses a multidisciplinary approach that combines epidemiology, neonatology, endocrinology, toxicology, analytical chemistry and risk assessment.