Project TENDR

Targeting Environmental Neuro-Development Risks

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Letter to EPA on proposed rule: Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science

Today more than 40 health experts voice their opposition to the EPA Proposed Rule, Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science, in a letter to the EPA. As scientists and health professionals we recognize the importance of data sharing and replicability in scientific practice and discourse; but, this proposed rule is about stifling science, not improving it, and could lead to the dismantling of many important EPA regulations that protect children from toxic chemicals and pollutants. We would welcome an open dialogue to improve science-based decisions across the federal government. But we stand united in firm opposition to this proposed rule. Read the full TENDR Letter.

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A National Strategy to Eliminate Childhood Lead Poisoning

Top scientists and physicians call for eliminating lead poisoning for all US children within five years. Project TENDR’s goals and recommendations to fully protect children from lead poisoning were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on May 15, 2017. You can read the full article here.

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Project TENDR in the American Journal of Nursing

Project TENDR member Laura Anderko PhD, RN authored a commentary published in the American Journal of Nursing. Read the full article here.

 

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TENDR Commentary in Epidemiology

Prevention of Developmental Neurotoxicity

By: Philippe Grandjean, Reiko Kishi and Manolis Kogevinas on behalf of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology

This Commentary on the TENDR consensus statement was published in the March 2017 issue of Epidemiology, lending an international perspective to our work. Read the full article here.

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TENDR in The Journal of the American Medical Association

In October 2016, The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published an article on the unprecedented call to action by Project TENDR. Read the full article here.

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