Meeker publishes on phthalates, PCBs

PROTECT Project 1 leader John Meeker’s newest paper, with Kelly Ferguson and Rita Loch-Caruso, titled “Urinary phthalate metabolites in relation to biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress: NHANES 1999–2006,” is available for viewing online.

In addition, several articles have been written about Meeker’s recent study which found that polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) exposure may negatively impact fertility. Read them at the links below:
Science News: “PCBs May Impair Fertility”
Discovery News: “PCBs Hit IVF Pregnancy Success”