Center for
Global Public Health


R01 Five-Year Research Grant:
Air Pollution Effects on Human Antimycobacterial Immunity
(a.k.a. “MexAir”)

  • Supported by a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health (R01ES020382)
  • Investigates the role that exposure to urban air pollution plays in susceptibility to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) infection which is the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB).

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