Maternal chemical exposure effects on the developing neuroendocrine system: timing of maternal exposure and fetal sex are important

Dr. Michelle Bellingham of The University of Glasgow talks with NEN about her recent published findings on how the timing of maternal chemical exposure and fetal sex are important for the developing neuroendocrine system.

Interview by Dr. Julie Ann Lough

Bellingham, M. , Fowler, P.A., MacDonald, E.S., Mandon-Pepin, B., Cotinot, C., Rhind, S., Sharpe, R.M. and Evans, N.P. (2016) Timing of maternal exposure and fetal sex determine the effects of low-level chemical mixture exposure on the fetal neuroendocrine system in sheep. J Neuroendocrinol, 28(12), 12444.

Allison Kirsop

Author: Allison Kirsop