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Traffic, Asthma and Genetics (TAG) study featured as CIHR success story

Mar 23, 2015 |

Dr. Michael Brauer

Dr. Michael Brauer

The Traffic, Asthma and Genetics (TAG) study, undertaken by Dr. Michael Brauer, Professor, UBC School of Population and Public Health, and Dr. Christopher Carlsten, Respiratory Division, UBC Department of Medicine, along with Canadian and European collaborators, has been featured as one of Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada’s success stories. The study looked at genetic factors to help predict which children will develop traffic pollution-related asthma.

The TAG study is supported by AllerGen, one of the Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada (NCEs). AllerGen brings together leading Canadian researchers, as well as public and private partners, to reduce the burden of allergic disease.

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