Cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune diseases and air quality

Project number: 
05-013
Approval date: 
Monday, December 19, 2005
Principal Investigator: 
Brauer,Michael
Institution: 
University of British Columbia (UBC)
Funding Agency: 
Health Canada,BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)
Datasets requested: 
Medical Services Plan (BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation file (BC Ministry of Health)
PharmaCare (BC Ministry of Health)
Deaths (BC Vital Statistics Agency)
Hospital Separations (BC Ministry of Health)
PharmaNet
Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS)
Research objective: 
Publications: 

Journal Publication

  • De Roos AJ, Koehoorn M, Tamburic L, Davies H, Brauer M. Ambient air pollution, community noise, and proximity to traffic in relation to incident Rheumatoid Arthritis. Environmental Health Perspectives,  2014. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1307413
  • Gan W, Fitzgerald JM, Carlsten C, Sadatsafavi M, Brauer M. (2013) "Associations of Ambient Air Pollution with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Hospitalization and Mortality" American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 187(7):721-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201211-2004OC
  • Gan W, Chiarello SA, Brauer M, McLean K, Davies HW. (2012) "Modeling population exposure to community noise and air pollution in a large metropolitan area" Environmental Research 116:11-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2012.04.001
  • Gan W, Davies HW, Koehoorn M, Brauer M. (2012) "Long-Term Exposure to Community Noise and Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Coronary Heart Disease Mortality" American Journal of Epidemiology  175(9):898-906.http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwr424
  • Gan W, Tamburic L, Davies HW, Demers PA, Koehoorn M,  Brauer M. Long-Term Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalization and Mortality. Environmental Health Perspectives, 2011. 119:501-507. http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1002511
  • Gan W, Tamburic L, Davies HW, Demers PA, Koehoorn M,  Brauer M. Change in Residential Proximity to Traffic and Risk of Death from Coronary Heart Disease: a population-based cohort study. Epidemiology. 2010. 21(5):642-649

Academic thesis or dissertation

  • Gan, Wenqi (2011) "Traffic-related air pollution, community noise, and coronary heart disease" PhD diss., University of British Columbia http://hdl.handle.net/2429/38091

Conference abstract/presentation

  • Clark C, Tamburic L, Brauer M, Davies H, A prospective cohort study of road traffic noise effects on diabetes. Inter-Noise 2015. August 9-12 San Francisco
  • Gan W, Fitzgerald JM, Carlsten C, Sadatsafavi M, Brauer M. (2013) "Associations of Ambient Air Pollution with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Hospitalization and Mortality" Joint Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology/Internaltional Society of Exposure Science/International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate. August 19-23, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Gan W, Davies HW, Koehoorn M, Tamburic L, Demers PA, Brauer M. (2011) "Long-Term Exposure to Traffic Noise and Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Coronary Heart Disease Mortality" Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. September 13-16, Barcelona, Spain
  • Gan W, Davies H., Koehoorn M, Tamburic L, Demers P, Brauer M. (2011) "Long-Term Exposure to Traffic Noise and Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Coronary Heart Disease Mortality" 10th International Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem (ICBEN). London, UK July 24-28, 2011

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