Alison Lee, ATS 2018 – Household air pollution exposure and pulmonary function in infants
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).
1. 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.
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