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Cincinnati Childhood Allergy and Air Pollution Study (CCAAPS)

Principal Investigator:
Ryan, Patrick (Lemasters, Grace)
Institution:
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
Location:
Ohio
Number of Participants:
762 Mother-infant pairs
Lifestage of Participants:
Youth (1-18 years)
Exposures:
Particulate matter, Traffic pollutants, Diesel exhaust, Allergens, Mold, Environmental tobacco smoke, Housing/Community characteristics
Health Outcomes:
Asthma, Atopy, Lung function, Neurological/Cognitive outcomes
Brief Description:
CCAAPS is a longitudinal cohort study of children born in the greater Cincinnati, Ohio region. CCAAPS seeks to estimate the association between traffic related air pollution, specifically diesel exhaust particles and: 1) the development of allergic disease and asthma, and 2) neurobehavioral outcomes in childhood. The study has recruited 762 participants from the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area since 2001.

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.

Assessing Personal Exposure of Ultrafine PM Number and Respiratory Health

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Ryan, Patrick H
Institution:
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Most Recent Award Year:
2015
Additional Details

Neurobehavioral and Neuroimaging Effects of Traffic Exposure in Children

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Ryan, Patrick H
Institution:
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Most Recent Award Year:
2012
Additional Details

Impact of Traffic-Related Particles on Asthma for Students in an Urban School District

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Ryan, Patrick H
Institution:
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Most Recent Award Year:
2009
Additional Details