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A Study to Understand the Mechanisms of Asthma Dietary Interventions to Protect Against Environmental Triggers (Asthma-DIET)

Principal Investigator:
Diette, Gregory
Institution:
Johns Hopkins University
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland
Number of Participants:
~200
Lifestage of Participants:
Youth (1-18 years), Adulthood (18+ years)
Exposures:
Allergens, Nutrition/Diet, Nitric oxide/Nitrogen dioxide (NO/NO2), Particulate matter, Environmental tobacco smoke
Health Outcomes:
Asthma, Airway inflammation/Hyperresponsiveness
Brief Description:
This is a longitudinal study examining how diet may affect susceptibility to asthmatic triggers from in-home pollutants among 200 inner city Baltimore children. Previous NIEHS-funded studies from the same catchment area have addressed similar outcomes.

Related NIEHS-Funded Projects

Projects listed supported initial development of the epidemiological resource, added study participants, collected additional information or samples from study participants, and/or used samples or datasets derived from the resource.

Mentoring and Patient Oriented Research in Asthma

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Diette, Gregory B
Institution:
Johns Hopkins University
Most Recent Award Year:
2012
Additional Details

Peak Indoor NO2 Concentration and Respiratory Outcomes in Children with Asthma

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Paulin, Laura Marie
Institution:
Johns Hopkins University
Most Recent Award Year:
2012
Additional Details

Validation of a Genomic Biomarker of Response to Environmental Tobacco Smoke

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Brooks, Daniel R; Lenburg, Marc Elliott; Spira, Avrum E (Contact)
Institution:
Boston University
Most Recent Award Year:
2011
Additional Details

Role of the Indoor Environment on Oxidative Stress Related Sinonasal Inflammation

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Ramanathan, Murugappan
Institution:
Johns Hopkins University
Most Recent Award Year:
2011
Additional Details

Project 1: Urban Dietary Effects on the Asthmatic Response to Pollutants

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Principal Investigator:
Diette, Gregory B
Institution:
Johns Hopkins University
Most Recent Award Year:
2009
Additional Details

Domestic Indoor PM & Childhood Asthma Morbidity

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Diette, Gregory B
Institution:
Johns Hopkins University
Most Recent Award Year:
2007
Additional Details