Research Centers
Johns Hopkins Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment

The Johns Hopkins University

The long term goals of the Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment are to examine how exposures to environmental pollutants and allergens may relate to airway inflammation and respiratory morbidity in children with asthma living in the inner city of Baltimore, and to search for new ways to reduce asthma morbidity by reducing exposure to these agents.

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Johns Hopkins Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment

Center Research Projects:

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