Birgit Claus Henn

Assistant Professor, Environmental Health

  • Title Assistant Professor, Environmental Health
  • Office Talbot T450W
  • Phone 617.358.2459
Birgit Claus Henn’s research focuses primarily on exposure to toxic metals and their impact on child development. She has examined associations between metals exposure and neurodevelopment in multiple pediatric cohorts worldwide, spanning critical periods of development from prenatal exposure through late childhood. Dr. Claus Henn is currently the PI of an NIEHS Career Development Award to utilize novel statistical approaches for analyzing chemical mixtures data in order to understand neurodevelopmental effects of multiple metals. Other research interests include exposure to pesticides and consumer products, effects of toxicants on birth outcomes, and the development and use of novel biomarkers.

Expertise: Metal or pesticide exposure impacts on development

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Check out Birgit’s talk about her research at the 2021 URBAN Spring Symposium here!

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