Publications



Impact of London's road traffic air and noise pollution on birth weight: retrospective population based cohort study.
BMJ 2017 Dec 5;359:j5299. Epub 2017 Dec 5.
MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, St Mary's Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK.

Respiratory and cardiovascular responses to walking down a traffic-polluted road compared with walking in a traffic-free area in participants aged 60 years and older with chronic lung or heart disease and age-matched healthy controls: a randomised, crossover study.
Lancet 2017 Dec 5. Epub 2017 Dec 5.
National Heart and Lung Institute and MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College, London, UK; NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK. Electronic address:

Spatial and temporal variation of particulate matter characteristics within office buildings - The OFFICAIR study.
Sci Total Environ 2017 Jun 20;587-588:59-67. Epub 2017 Feb 20.
MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit in Health Impact of Environmental Hazards, King's College London, 150 Stamford Street, SE1 9NH London, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

Associations of night-time road traffic noise with carotid intima-media thickness and blood pressure: The Whitehall II and SABRE study cohorts.
Environ Int 2017 Jan 3;98:54-61. Epub 2016 Oct 3.
ISGlobal, Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Barcelona, Spain; Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Spain; CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain.


Effect of Exhaust- and Nonexhaust-Related Components of Particulate Matter on Long-Term Survival After Stroke.
Stroke 2016 Dec 3;47(12):2916-2922. Epub 2016 Nov 3.
From the Division of Health and Social Care Research (A.D., S.C., U.H., C.D.A.W.), Analytical and Environmental Sciences Division and MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health (B.B., S.D.B., F.J.K.), King's College London, United Kingdom; NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London, United Kingdom (U.H., B.B., F.J.K., C.D.A.W.); and National Institute of Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) South London, United Kingdom (C.D.A.W.).

Air pollution, ethnicity and telomere length in east London schoolchildren: An observational study.
Environ Int 2016 Nov 1;96:41-47. Epub 2016 Sep 1.
Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom.

Associations between exhaust and non-exhaust particulate matter and stroke incidence by stroke subtype in South London.
Sci Total Environ 2016 Oct 10;568:278-84. Epub 2016 Jun 10.
Division of Health and Social Care Research, King's College London, London, UK; National Institute of Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) South London, London, UK; NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London, London, UK.

Transport solutions for cleaner air.
Science 2016 May;352(6288):934-6
State Key Laboratory for Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control, College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, and Beijing Innovation Center for Engineering Science and Advanced Technology (BIC-ESAT), Peking University, Beijing 100871, China.

Spatial and temporal associations of road traffic noise and air pollution in London: Implications for epidemiological studies.
Environ Int 2016 Mar 11;88:235-242. Epub 2016 Jan 11.
UK Small Area Health Statistics Unit, MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College London, St Mary's Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK.

Urban Particulate Matter-Activated Human Dendritic Cells Induce the Expansion of Potent Inflammatory Th1, Th2, and Th17 Effector Cells.
Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2016 Feb;54(2):250-62
1 Division of Asthma, Allergy, and Lung Biology, Medical Research Council-Asthma United Kingdom Centre for Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma, Guy's Hospital, King's College London, London, United Kingdom.

Is long-term exposure to traffic pollution associated with mortality? A small-area study in London.
Environ Pollut 2016 Jan 7;208(Pt A):25-32. Epub 2015 Jul 7.
Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom; MRC-PHE Centre for Environmental Health, King's College London, London, United Kingdom.

Long-term exposure to traffic pollution and hospital admissions in London.
Environ Pollut 2016 Jan 23;208(Pt A):48-57. Epub 2015 Oct 23.
Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom; MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, King's College London, United Kingdom.

Health impacts of anthropogenic biomass burning in the developed world.
Eur Respir J 2015 Dec 24;46(6):1577-88. Epub 2015 Sep 24.
Utrecht University, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Road traffic noise is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and all-cause mortality in London.
Eur Heart J 2015 Oct 23;36(39):2653-61. Epub 2015 Jun 23.
Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Tavistock Place 15-17, London WC1H 9SH, UK MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, King's College London, Franklin-Wilkins Building, Waterloo SE1 9NH, UK.




Changes in chemical composition and oxidative potential of urban PM(2.5) between 2010 and 2013 in Hungary.
Sci Total Environ 2015 Jun 14;518-519:534-44. Epub 2015 Mar 14.
Cooperative Research Centre for Environmental Sciences, Eötvös Loránd University, Pázmány Péter stny. 1/A, H-1117 Budapest, Hungary; Hungarian Satellite Trace Elements Institute to UNESCO, Pázmány Péter stny. 1/A, H-1117 Budapest, Hungary. Electronic address:


Urban air quality: the challenge of traffic non-exhaust emissions.
J Hazard Mater 2014 Jun 29;275:31-6. Epub 2014 Apr 29.
Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research, Spanish Research Council (IDÆA-CSIC), c/Jordi Girona 18-26, 08034 Barcelona, Spain.

PM10 oxidative properties and asthma and COPD.
Epidemiology 2014 May;25(3):467-8
Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom King's College, London, United Kingdom NHLI, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom Imperial College, London, United Kingdom.

Metalloproteins and phytochelatin synthase may confer protection against zinc oxide nanoparticle induced toxicity in Caenorhabditis elegans.
Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 2014 Mar 11;160:75-85. Epub 2013 Dec 11.
MRC-HPA Centre for Environment & Health, School of Biomedical Sciences, King's College London, London, UK. Electronic address:

Urban particulate matter suppresses priming of T helper type 1 cells by granulocyte/macrophage colony-stimulating factor-activated human dendritic cells.
Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2014 Feb;50(2):281-91
1 Division of Asthma, Allergy and Lung Biology, Medical Research Council (MRC)-Asthma United Kingdom Centre for Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma, Guy's Hospital, King's College London, United Kingdom.

Oxidative potential of particulate matter collected at sites with different source characteristics.
Sci Total Environ 2014 Feb 6;472:572-81. Epub 2013 Dec 6.
Department for Environmental Health, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), P.O. Box, 2720 BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands; Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, P.O. Box 80178, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

Air pollution exposure affects circulating white blood cell counts in healthy subjects: the role of particle composition, oxidative potential and gaseous pollutants - the RAPTES project.
Inhal Toxicol 2014 Feb;26(3):141-65
Division of Toxicology and Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (IRAS), Utrecht University , Utrecht , The Netherlands .

Components of ambient air pollution affect thrombin generation in healthy humans: the RAPTES project.
Occup Environ Med 2013 May 1;70(5):332-40. Epub 2013 Feb 1.
Centre for Environmental Health (MGO), National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands.




The impact of the congestion charging scheme on air quality in London. Part 1. Emissions modeling and analysis of air pollution measurements.
Res Rep Health Eff Inst 2011 Apr(155):5-71
MRC-HPA Centre for Environment & Health, School of Biomedical Sciences, King's College London, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH, U.K.

The impact of the congestion charging scheme on air quality in London. Part 2. Analysis of the oxidative potential of particulate matter.
Res Rep Health Eff Inst 2011 Apr(155):73-144
MRC-HPA Centre for Environment & Health, School of Biomedical Sciences, King's College London, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH, U.K.



Synthesis and SAR of potent LXR agonists containing an indole pharmacophore.
Bioorg Med Chem Lett 2009 Feb 9;19(4):1097-100. Epub 2009 Jan 9.
Department of Chemistry, Molecular Discovery Research, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, 709 Swedeland Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406, USA.



Increased oxidative burden associated with traffic component of ambient particulate matter at roadside and urban background schools sites in London.
PLoS One 2011 27;6(7):e21961. Epub 2011 Jul 27.
Division of Environmental Health & Risk Management, School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Composition of PM affects acute vascular inflammatory and coagulative markers - the RAPTES project.
PLoS One 2013 13;8(3):e58944. Epub 2013 Mar 13.
Centre for Environmental Health (MGO), National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, The Netherlands.


Oxidative potential and chemical composition of PM2.5 in office buildings across Europe - The OFFICAIR study.
Environ Int 2016 Jul-Aug;92-93:324-33. Epub 2016 Apr 27.
MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit in Health Impact of Environmental Hazards, King's College London, 150 Stamford Street, SE1 9NH London, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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