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11/18/15: MP3 recording available: Brain Sex Differences During Gestation: The Role of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

11/12/15: MP3 recording available: Predicting Toxicity: Silent Spring Institute's High Throughput Screens for Chemicals Related to Breast Cancer

11/10/15: MP3 recording available: Community-Based Participatory Research in the Arctic: Sources of Environmental Contaminants on St. Lawrence Island

11/5/15: MP3 recording available: Bringing Public Health to the International Negotiating Table: Environmental Health and the Paris Climate Summit in December 2015

10/30/15: MP3 recording available: Reducing the Burden: International Reproductive Health Leaders Call for Greater Efforts to Prevent Toxic Chemical Exposure, New Opinion from FIGO

10/21/15: MP3 recording available: The Endocrine Society's Second Scientific Statement on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

10/20/15: MP3 recording available: Responding to Communities: Communicating the Science of TCE and PCE

10/19/15: MP3 recording available: Climate Change and the Release of Contaminants in the Arctic: Current Research and Potential Health Effects

10/13/15: MP3 recording available: Theories of Carcinogenesis: Mutations and Cancer

10/8/15: MP3 recording available: The Price of Pollution: Costs of Environmental Health Conditions in Children


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Autism Working Group

CHE Autism is a working group of over 150 health professionals, scientists, and concerned individuals interested in exploring the connections between autism and environmental health, as well as discussing new paradigms in research and treatment.

CHE and Commonweal have had a strong interest in autism for many years. Commonweal co-hosted a series of conferences over the past decade exploring the new paradigm of autism research and treatment. Two of the co-hosts of these conferences, Dr. Martha Herbert and Dr. Robert Hendren served as Science Advisers to CHE Autism.

This working group provides a listserv for the purpose of sharing new research and policy ideas and discussion. Additionally the CHE Autism Working Group occasionally hosts teleconferences featuring leading researchers speaking to current autism and environmental health topics (links to past calls available below).

Michael Lerner, president of Commonweal, currently facilitates CHE Autism. If you are already a CHE Partner and would like to join the CHE Autism Working Group please email info@healthandenvironment.org with a request to subscribe. If you are not a CHE Partner, please first complete the Partner application. As a part of the application you can select to join the CHE Autism Working Group as well as other working groups of interest to you.

CHE Partners subscribed to the CHE Autism listserv can access the listserv archive to view messages previously distributed.

Past Calls

November 18, 2015 --

CHE Partnership Call - Brain Sex Differences During Gestation: The Role of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
Background Information/Resources

Listen to the MP3 recording

April 15, 2015 --

CHE Partnership Call - Perinatal Exposure to a Mixture of Common Low-Dose Phthalates and Flame Retardants Leads to Autistic Features in Rats
Background Information / Resources

Listen to the MP3 recording

March 6, 2013 --

CHE Partnership Call - CHE Alaska call: Environmental Exposures and Autism:The Interplay Between Genes, Environment and Health Status
Background Information / Resources

Call Blog

Listen to the MP3 recording

June 21, 2012 --

CHE Partnership Call - Expanding our Understanding of Autism: Beyond Genetics to Whole Systems Approaches
Background Information /Resources/Speaker slides

Call Blog

Listen to the MP3 recording

December 12, 2006 --

CHE Partnership Call - Rethinking Autism: Towards a Whole Body Paradigm
Background Information/Resources

Call Blog

Listen to the MP3 Recording


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