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SPIROMICS - Air Pollution Study

Principal Investigator:
Hansel, Nadia; Kaufman, Joel
Institution:
Johns Hopkins University
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama; Los Angeles, California; San Francisco, California; Denver, Colorado; Baltimore, Maryland; New York, New York; Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Salt Lake City, Utah
Number of Participants:
Recruiting to 3,200
Lifestage of Participants:
Adulthood (18+ years)
Exposures:
Nitric oxide/Nitrogen dioxide (NO/NO2), Ozone, Particulate matter, Environmental tobacco smoke
Health Outcomes:
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Brief Description:
This is an ancillary study to the Subpopulations and Intermediate Outcome Measures in COPD Study (SPIROMICS) to examine the effects of indoor and outdoor air pollution on COPD-associated morbidity. SPIROMICS will enroll approximately 3,200 participants, to which SPIROMICS-Air will add a home assessment questionnaire for all participants, ambient air pollution exposure modeling, and indoor air monitoring on a subset of participants.

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.

SPIROMICS - Air Pollution Study

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Hansel, Nadia N (Contact); Kaufman, Joel Daniel
Institution:
Johns Hopkins University
Most Recent Award Year:
2014
Additional Details

Clinical trial of air cleaners to improve indoor air quality and COPD health

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Hansel, Nadia N
Institution:
Johns Hopkins University
Most Recent Award Year:
2013
Additional Details