Jane Hoppin Discusses the GenX Study Evolving to Measure Long-Term Health Effects

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Jane Hoppin

A little more than 1,000 residents from a town in the state’s Piedmont and east to the southeastern coast of North Carolina are part of the GenX Exposure Study examining how past exposure to PFAS may affect human health.

“We’ve been measuring cholesterol and thyroid and comprehensive metabolic panels and height and weight and (body mass index) and so we can now look at how things change over time,” said Jane Hoppin, (Project 1) principal investigator of the GenX Exposure Study and professor at North Carolina State University. Click HERE to read more.