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Pollution-Enhanced Allergic Inflammation and Phase II Enzymes

EPA Grant Number: R831861C002
Subproject: this is subproject number 002 , established and managed by the Center Director under grant R831861
(EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).

Center: USC Center for Children’s Environmental Health
Center Director: Gilliland, Frank
Title: Pollution-Enhanced Allergic Inflammation and Phase II Enzymes
Investigators: Gilliland, Frank
Current Investigators: Gilliland, Frank , Diaz-Sanchez, David
Institution: University of Southern California
EPA Project Officer: Callan, Richard
Project Period: November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2008 (Extended to October 31, 2010)
RFA: Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research (2003)
Research Category: Children's Health , Health Effects

Description:

Objective:

The objective of this research project is to study the role of Phase II enzymes in regulating responses to pollutants in:  children’s upper airways; the lower airways of healthy and asthmatic individuals; and mechanistic animal and cellular models of allergic inflammation.

Publications and Presentations:

Publications have been submitted on this subproject: View all 138 publications for this subprojectView all 193 publications for this center

Journal Articles:

Journal Articles have been submitted on this subproject: View all 90 journal articles for this subprojectView all 127 journal articles for this center

Supplemental Keywords:

asthma, children, susceptibility, community, children’s health, health effects, risk assessment, airway disease, allergen, asthma, childhood respiratory disease, children’s environmental health, community-based intervention, outreach and education, respiratory problems,, RFA, Health, Scientific Discipline, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, HUMAN HEALTH, Health Risk Assessment, Biochemistry, Health Effects, Children's Health, Risk Assessment, asthma, community-based intervention, airway disease, respiratory problems, animal model, Human Health Risk Assessment, susceptibility, childhood respiratory disease, children's environmental health, outreach and education

Progress and Final Reports:
2004 Progress Report
2005 Progress Report
2006 Progress Report
2007 Progress Report
Final Report


Main Center Abstract and Reports:
R831861    USC Center for Children’s Environmental Health

Subprojects under this Center: (EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).
R831861C001 Urban Air Pollution and Persistent Early Life Asthma
R831861C002 Pollution-Enhanced Allergic Inflammation and Phase II Enzymes
R831861C003 Air Pollution, Exhaled Breath Markers, and Asthma in Susceptible Children

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