Junfeng (Jim) Zhang

junfeng.zhang@duke.edu
NSOE; ESP

 

Location 1: The Combined Influence of Outdoor and Indoor Pollutants on Acute Respiratory Response of Schoolchildren in China

Research Location
Durham, NC, Shanghai, China, Madison, WI

Research Objective
The main objective of this study is to determine the influence of indoor air pollutant exposure on the health of school children in China.

Collaborating Institutions
Duke University, Duke-Kunshan University, Tsinghua University, Shanghai First People’s Hospital, University of Wisconsin

Funding Source/Sponsor
Underwriters Laboratory (UL)

Students Involved
Xiaoxing Cui, PhD candidate

 

Location 2: Influence of Air Filtration Strategies on Occupant Health Indicators

Research Location
Kunshan, China, Beijing, China

Research Objective
This project evaluates the effectiveness of various air cleaning technologies on reducing body levels of oxidative stress and inflammation.

Collaborating Institutions
Duke-Kunshan, Tsinghua University

Funding Source/Sponsor
National Science Foundation of China

Students Involved
Drew Day, PhD candidate

 

Location 3: Oxford Street Study

Research Location
Durham, NC London, United Kingdom

Research Objective
This study researches the effects of air pollution on the heart and lung in COPD, IHD and healthy subjects.

Collaborating Institutions
Duke University, Imperial College London, Kings College London, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Funding Source/Sponsor
British Heart Association

Students Involved
Xiaoxing Cui, Drew Day

 

Websites
http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_31-7-2013-10-20-11
https://globalhealth.duke.edu/people/faculty/zhang-jim
https://nicholas.duke.edu/people/faculty/zhang

 

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