Mechanisms of Particulate-Induced Allergic AsthmaEPA Grant Number: R832139C003
Subproject: this is subproject number 003 , established and managed by the Center Director under grant R832139
(EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).
Center: Johns Hopkins Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment
Center Director: Breysse, Patrick N.
Title: Mechanisms of Particulate-Induced Allergic Asthma
Investigators: Wills-Karp, Marsha
Institution: The Johns Hopkins University
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) RFA Text | Recipients Lists
Research Category: Children's Health , Health Effects , Health
The objectives of this research project are to: (1) establish a causal relationship between particulate matter (PM) exposure and asthma morbidity; and (2) determine the mechanisms by which PM elicits these effects.
Publications and Presentations:Publications have been submitted on this subproject: View all 18 publications for this subproject | View all 113 publications for this center
Journal Articles:Journal Articles have been submitted on this subproject: View all 18 journal articles for this subproject | View all 110 journal articles for this center
Supplemental Keywords:particulate matter, PM, airway hyperresponsiveness, AHR, asthma, complement factor 3, C3, children’s health, Baltimore,, RFA, Scientific Discipline, Health, Air, Geographic Area, HUMAN HEALTH, particulate matter, Health Risk Assessment, State, Health Effects, Allergens/Asthma, asthma, children's health, asthma triggers, air toxics, exposure, air pollution, children, air pollutant, human exposure, airborne pollutants, Maryland (MD), PM, allergens
Progress and Final Reports:
Main Center Abstract and Reports:R832139 Johns Hopkins Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment
Subprojects under this Center: (EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).
R832139C001 The Epidemiology of Susceptibility to Airborne Particulates and Allergens to Asthma in African Americans
R832139C002 A Randomized Controlled Trial of Behavior Changes in Home Exposure Control
R832139C003 Mechanisms of Particulate-Induced Allergic Asthma
R832139C004 Dendritic Cell Activation by Particulate Matter and Allergen