Population, Health and Place Ph.D. candidate Xin Yu presents her dissertation topic.
Please join us in the Spatial Sciences Institute Conference Room (AHF B57J) or by Zoom. If joining by Zoom, please register here.
Xin Yu: Susceptibility to Autism Risks Associated with Early Life Ambient Air Pollution Exposures: Identifying Vulnerable Populations
Many studies have found associations between early life air pollution exposure and subsequent onset of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, characteristics that affect susceptibility remain unclear. Understanding patterns of susceptibility can help identify sensitive subpopulations that may benefit most from air pollution emission controls. In these studies, the interactive effects between early-life air pollution and coexisting factors such as maternal immune activation and neighborhood contextual SES on autism risk will be examined to identify vulnerable populations.
February 15, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm