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NIH launches research program to explore health effects from climate change
Date:10/6/2011

essure, inflammation, lung function, and related health outcomes.
Funded by NIA

Joel Schwartz, Ph.D.
Harvard University
Identify medical and other individual characteristics that put people at increased risk of dying due to weather, and determine air pollution impacts that contribute to those risks.
Funded by NIEHS

Antonella Zanobetti, Ph.D.
Harvard University
Define and forecast high risk days given pollution and climatic conditions, to help determine how reduction in pollution or improvement in climatic conditions could improve cardiovascular and cerebrovascular health.
Funded by NIEHS

Ying Zhou, Sc.D.
Emory University
Develop models to identify vulnerable geographical locations with increased health impacts due to heat waves and air pollution exposures.
Funded by NIEHS


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Contact: Ed Kang
kanges@niehs.nih.gov
919-541-1993
NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
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