Tag: CANDLE Study

UTHSC’s Tylavsky Co-Authors Research on Connection Between Higher Air Pollution and Lower Child IQ


New findings from a collaborative study co-authored by Frances A. Tylavsky, DrPH, professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), propose that women who are exposed to higher levels of air pollution during pregnancy are more likely to have children with lower IQ’s. The new paper featured… Read More

Request for Proposals – Urban Child Institute Support for UTHSC


The Urban Child Institute (UCI) is a non-profit chartered to provide support for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, UTHSC, and the University of Memphis to promote the health of children in the region through “innovative initiatives focusing primarily on prevention and wellness and associated educational and scientific activities.” UCI typically provides support to UTHSC and other… Read More

CANDLE Study Researchers Discuss Translating Findings Into Interventions, Policy to Aid Children


Researchers leading the Conditions Affecting Neurocognitive Development and Learning in Early Childhood (CANDLE) Study came together with academic and community leaders on May 14 in Memphis to discuss how to leverage scientific evidence to create solutions for children and families in Memphis and Shelby County. CANDLE is an observational, longitudinal cohort research study that looks… Read More