In the News

The CRRN Air Pollution & Environmental Health Teams were busy presenting their research at ATS 2017 sharing their work on air pollution and lung health.

  1. Teresa To , Jingqin Zhu , Christopher Carlsten , Kristian Larsen , Kandace Ryckman , Laura Y. Feldman , Eric Crighton , M. Diane Lougheed , Christopher Licskai , Paul J. Villeneuve , Yushan Su , Mohsen Sadatsafavi , Natasha Gray , Andrea S. Gershon and CRRN. Do Community Demographics, Environmental Characteristics and Access to Care Affect the Risk of Developing COPD in People with Asthma? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A1715 (http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2017.195.1_MeetingAbstracts.A1715)
  2. Teresa To , Jingqin Zhu , Laura Y. Feldman , Paul J. Villeneuve , Christopher Licskai , Andrea S. Gershon , Kristian Larsen , S D. Glockler-Lauf , Anthony B. Miller. The Impact of Air Pollution on the Progression of Asthma to COPD in Women: A Longitudinal Cohort Study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A1761 (http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2017.195.1_MeetingAbstracts.A1761)
  3. Laura Y. Feldman , Jingqin Zhu , Teresa To. Assessing the Performance of the Air Quality Health Index Plus (AQHI Plus) in Detecting Health Services Utilization for Asthma and COPD in Ontario, Canada. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A6826 (http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2017.195.1_MeetingAbstracts.A6826)
  4. Teresa To. Progression from Asthma to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Is Air Pollution a Risk Factor? Scientific Symposium, American Thoracic Society Annual Conference (May 2017, Washington D.C.)
  5. Min Hyung Ryu , Aruni Jha , Christopher D. Pascoe , Amir Ravandi , Andrew J. Halayko , Christopher Carlsten. Oxidized Phosphatidylcholine in Human Airways Upon Exposure to Allergen and/or Diesel Exhaust. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A6834 http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2017.195.1_MeetingAbstracts.A6834
  6. Christopher F. Rider , Min Hyung Ryu , Andrew D. Lee , Christopher Carlsten . Diesel Exhaust Exposure Decreases Glucocorticoid Responsiveness in Human Airway Epithelial Cells: Functional Reversal by a Long Acting beta2-Adrenoceptor Agonist. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A6847 http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2017.195.1_MeetingAbstracts.A6847.
  7. Denise Wooding , Olga Pena , Danay Maestre-Batlle , Christopher Carlsten. Particulate Matter and Ionomycin-Induced Neutrophil Extracellular Traps In Vitro. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A6836 http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2017.195.1_MeetingAbstracts.A6836.
  8. Danay Maestre-Batlle , Evelyn Gunawan , Anette K. Bolling , Olga M. Pena , Christopher Carlsten. Effects of Di-Butyl Phthalate (DBP) and Inflammatory Stimuli Co-Exposure on Human Peripheral Whole Blood and Airway Epithelial Cells. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A3864. http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2017.195.1_MeetingAbstracts.A3864

Events

CRRN 2018 AGM

January 18-19, 2018
Lord Elgin Hotel
Ottawa, ON


Read the May 2017 Newsletter