Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Senior Lecturer







Norfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus





Dr Ian Mudway is a senior lecturer in the School of Public Health at Imperial, a member of the MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health; MRC & Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma and the NIHR-PHE Health Protection Research Units in Environmental Exposures and Health and Chemical and Radiation Threats and Hazards.

He has over 25 years of experience researching the impacts of air pollution on human health and in the development of assays to quantify the toxicity of the chemical cocktails that pollute the air we breathe. Over this period Dr Mudway has published over 100 research papers, reports and book chapters on these topics, as well as providing advice to the local, national and international governments and NGOs. Dr Mudway is passionate about the communication of science to lay audiences and has worked extensively with artists and educationalist to promote the public understanding of the risks associated with environmental pollutants. Currently his work is focused on understanding early life impacts of pollutants on the development of the lung and cognitive function in children living within urban populations, as well as  furthering our fundamental understanding of the mechanisms that drive these adverse effects and modify an individual’s susceptibility to air pollution.



Vineis P, Chadeau M, Dagnino S, et al., 2020, What's new in the Exposome?, Environment International, Vol:143, ISSN:0160-4120, Pages:1-13

Mudway IS, Sandstrom T, 2020, Do Plasticizers within the Indoor Environment Increase Airway Allergen Responsiveness?, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol:202, ISSN:1073-449X, Pages:639-640

Floyd CN, Shahed F, Ukah F, et al., 2020, Acute Blood Pressure-Lowering Effects of Nitrogen Dioxide Exposure From Domestic Gas Cooking Via Elevation of Plasma Nitrite Concentration in Healthy Individuals, Circulation Research, Vol:127, ISSN:0009-7330, Pages:847-848

Frederickson LB, Lim S, Russell HS, et al., 2020, Monitoring Excess Exposure to Air Pollution for Professional Drivers in London Using Low-Cost Sensors, Atmosphere, Vol:11

Mudway IS, Kelly FJ, Holgate ST, 2020, Oxidative stress in air pollution research, Free Radical Biology and Medicine, Vol:151, ISSN:0891-5849, Pages:2-6

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