Alison Lee (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, US) discusses the background and findings of her presentation entitled: In Utero Household Air Pollution Exposure Is Associated with Reduced Pulmonary Function in Infants (abstract available here).
Questions1. What sort of household air pollution affects pulmonary function in infants? (0:11)
2. Could you tell us a little about the design of your study investigating the effect of household air pollution on lung development in utero? (0:54)
3. What were the findings of this study? (1:43)
4. What are believed to be pathophysiological mechanisms underlying these findings? (2:11)
5. How will these data be used to develop preventative strategies? (2:53)
Speaker disclosure: Alison Lee has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.
Filmed at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference 2018, San Diego, CA, US, May 2018.