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CEHI Post-doctoral Research Fellow Dr. Mercedes A. Bravo has received a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a K99/R00 grant

Children’s Environmental Health Initiative Research Scientist Receives $50k grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The RWJF, the nation’s leading philanthropy on health and health care, has awarded Dr. Mercedes Bravo, a Research Scientist with the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI) at Rice University, a 12-month grant through the New Connections program. Dr. Bravo is among a select group of Junior Investigators to receive a New Connections grant. It will allow Dr.

Environmental influences on autism the focus of new $1.6 million federal grant to U-M

ANN ARBOR—University of Michigan researchers will use a new $1.6 million federal grant to probe potential social and environmental links to autism, collecting location-specific information from tens of thousands of affected individuals and their families nationwide.

The National Center for Geospatial Medicine, based at U-M's School of Natural Resources and Environment, is funded through the National Institute of Mental Health for the three-year autism spectrum disorder study, which began Oct. 1.

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