Imperial College London

Dr Sara De Matteis

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Honorary Senior Lecturer
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 3177s.de-matteis

 
 
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Location

 

G51Emmanuel Kaye BuildingRoyal Brompton Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Department info at: http://goo.gl/opezWG

Research Interests:

Occupational physician and epidemiologist with expertise in occupational lung diseases.

Specific Research areas:

1) Asbestos-related diseases, in particular lung cancer and mesothelioma

2) Occupational asthma, COPD, ILD

3) Occupational exposure methods, and development of new efficient web-based tools

4) Gene-environment interactions in occupational lung diseases

5) Climate change and occupational health co-benefits


Current Research Projects:

I am currently working on the HSE-COPD study in the UK Biobank, a cohort set up to improve our understanding of the environmental and genetic causes of common diseases that recruited 500,000 men and women aged 40-69 from the UK general population.

The overarching goal of the HSE-COPD study is to identify the occupational causes of COPD and related burden in the UK general population in order to implement focused preventive strategies at workplace.


TEACHING:

Course organizer and lecturer on epidemiology and statistical methods, occupational lung diseases and occupational health surveillance.


 

    Publications

    Journals

    Doiron D, de Hoogh K, Probst-Hensch N, et al., Air pollution, lung function and COPD: results from the population-based UK Biobank study, European Respiratory Journal, ISSN:0903-1936

    de Vries M, Axson E, Ratanachina J, et al., 2019, European Respiratory Society International Congress 2018: Four shades of epidemiology and tobacco control, Erj Open Research, ISSN:2312-0541

    Schraufnagel DE, Balmes JR, Cowl CT, et al., 2019, Air pollution and noncommunicable diseases: a review by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies' Environmental Committee, Part 2: air pollution and organ systems, Chest, Vol:155, ISSN:0012-3692, Pages:417-426

    Schraufnagel DE, Balmes JR, Cowl CT, et al., 2019, Air pollution and noncommunicable diseases: a review by the Forum of International Respiratory Societies' Environmental Committee, Part 1: the damaging effects of air pollution, Chest, Vol:155, ISSN:0012-3692, Pages:409-416

    Conference

    Archangelidi O, Jarvis D, De Matteis S, 2018, Cleaning products and respiratory health effects in professional cleaners: A systematic review, 28th International Congress of the European-Respiratory-Society (ERS), EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY SOC JOURNALS LTD, ISSN:0903-1936

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