RESEARCH PROJECTS

Current Research Grants

Potential Pathophysiologic Mechanisms Linking Air Pollution Exposure in Pregnant Women to Reduced Birth Weight
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Main Principal Investigator

The Combined Influence of Outdoor and Indoor Pollutants on Acute Respiratory Response of School Children in China
Underwriters Laboratory. PI: Mike Bergin
Co-Investigator

Effects of Air Pollution on Cardiopulmonary Disease in Urban and Peri-urban Residents in Beijing (AIRLESS)
National Natural Science Foundation of China
Subcontract Principal Investigator

Health Assessment and Control Mechanisms for PM2.5 and Co-pollutants in the Built Environment
National Natural Science Foundation of China
Co-Investigator

Prospective Evaluation of Air Pollution, Cognition and Autism from Birth Onward
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)-NIH. PI: Heather Volk
Co-Investigator

Prenatal Tobacco Smoke, Genetic and Epigenetic Changes, and Respiratory Health
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)-NIH. PI: Carrie Breton
Co-Investigator

Completed Research Grants

Risk Assessment for Manufactured Nanoparticles Used in Consumer Products (RAMNUC)
US Environmental Protection Agency and UK National Environmental Research Council
Principal Investigator and Program Director

Respiratory Effects of Silver and Carbon Nanoparticles (RESAC)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)-NIH
Principal Investigator and Center Director

Air Pollution Particle Effects on Human Antimycobacterial Immunity
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)-NIH. PI: Stephan Schwander
Co-Investigator

Influence of Indoor Air Filtration Strategies on Occupant Health Indicators
National Natural Science Foundation of China
Co-Principal Investigator