GenX Exposure Study

The GenX Exposure Study is expanding! If you are from New Hanover County or Brunswick County you may be interested in joining our study. LEARN MORE

GenX is part of a family of chemicals known as PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances).

The GenX Exposure Study is measuring GenX and other PFAS exposure in people living near the Cape Fear River Basin, North Carolina – the drinking water source for numerous North Carolina communities. We aim to understand current exposure and potential health effects to help answer questions for North Carolina residents.

We started this study in November 2017 and are currently funded to continue until 2025 with our Superfund extension.

We continue to work with other researchers to better understand PFAS and their effects. Science is a process and takes time, and we look forward to sharing our work with you.

Learn more about us, study details, and our results so far. You can get in touch with us with any questions – we’d love to hear from you.


Recent Study Updates

Mailed March 2021 Newsletter Published Scientific Paper of Wilmington Blood Results