Grant to Fund Study on Arsenic in Water and Miscarriages

Michael S. Bloom, assistant professor in the departments of Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology and Statistics, will lead a team conducting a two-year pilot study on the correlation between low to moderate levels of inorganic arsenic (iAs) and spontaneous abortion of clinically-recognized pregnancies. The research is being supported by a $150,514 grant from National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).