Project: Occupational Asthma in Belgium
- project duration
- 01-OCT-99 – 31-OCT-03
- Study of the prevalence of occupational asthma in Belgium and the exogenous factors that influence its pathogenesis. An animal model will be used to study the influence of ozone or cigarette smoke on the development of respiratory allergy. We will also study in the same model, the influence of ozone or cigarette smoke on the chronic allergic airway inflammation by simultaneous exposure with allergen.