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Project Title: Short-term Pollution Exposure and Disease


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Grant ID Number:RD - 83499201-1
EPA Region:EPA HQAAShip:ORD - Office of Research and Development
Division/Office:National Center for Environmental ResearchLab/Office:
CFDA:66.509Media:Research
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Authority:
Recipient Name: The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
City:Recipient Type:Not for Profit
State:NACong District:11
DUNS:017730458
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Award Date:07/25/2014Cum Award:$298,857
Project Start:06/01/2011Project End:05/31/2015

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Short-term Pollution Exposure and Disease
This project addresses how air pollution impacts individuals with autoimmune diseases. Using health datasets previously collected in multiple cities, researchers will study three childhood diseases (Systemic Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Kawasaki Disease, and Henoch Schonlein Purpura) with underlying inflammatory response mechanisms. Fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and ozone have been implicated in inflammatory diseases. This project will test the hypothesis that clinical autoimmune disease and exacerbation are associated with exposures to short-term air pollution.




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Project Officer Vito Ilacqua 703-347-0261
Grant Specialist Alison Hanlon 202-564-0244

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