The Impact of Early Childhood Lead Exposure on Brain Organization: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study of Language Function

@article{Yuan2006TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Early Childhood Lead Exposure on Brain Organization: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study of Language Function},
  author={Weihong Yuan and Scott K Holland and Kim M. Cecil and Kim N. Dietrich and Stephanie D Wessel and Mekibib Altaye and Richard W. Hornung and M Douglas Ris and John C. Egelhoff and Bruce P Lanphear},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={971 - 977}
}
OBJECTIVES. The purpose of this work was to assess the long-term impact of childhood lead exposure on the neurosubstrate of language function and brain organization. METHODS. Young adults from the Cincinnati Lead Study were recruited to undergo functional magnetic resonance image scanning while performing a verb generation task. These subjects have been followed from birth through early childhood with extensive documentation of lead exposure, neuropsychology, and behavior. Forty-two subjects… Expand
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