EXPANSE - EXposome Powered tools for healthy living in urbAN SEttings

By 2030 more than 80% of Europe’s population will live and interact with a complex urban environment, consisting of a mixture of social and environmental factors. These factors include: where we live and work, where and what we eat, our social network, and what chemical substances we are exposed...

Ongoing
01.02.2020 - 31.12.2024
Research project
European Commission (EU) / Horizon 2020
Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Environmental Exposures and Health
Nicole Probst-Hensch , Kees de Hoogh
LUDOK - Lufthygienische Dokumentationsstelle 2018-2021

Die vom Bundesamt für Umwelt (BAFU) finanzierte Dokumentationsstelle LUDOK am Schweizerischen Tropen und Public Health Institut (Swiss TPH) liefert seit 30 Jahren evidenzbasierte Informationen zu den gesundheitlichen Auswirkungen der Luftverschmutzung auf den Menschen, wie dies für die Umsetzung des...

Ongoing
01.06.2018 - 31.12.2021
Long term service project, Research project
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Meltem Kutlar Joss
CoDuBu - Co-occurrence of common chronic infections and common non-communicable diseasess in rural and urben C

The co-occurrence of infectious diseases (IDs) and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) at the level of individuals is poorly studied, despite the fact that this dual burden has become a reality for many low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). Even for highly prevalent IDs (e.g. helminthiases and...

Ongoing
01.08.2015 - 31.07.2016
Research project
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Nicole Probst-Hensch
Ongoing
01.05.2015 - 30.04.2018
Research project
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Nicole Probst-Hensch
SiRENE - SiRENE - Short and Long Term Effects of Transportation Noise Exposure

Background: Little is known about how acute and short-term noise effects, especially those that are observed during sleep, translate into long-term health consequences. In particular, it is unclear which acoustical characteristics of noise from different traffic sources are most detrimental for...

Ongoing
01.01.2014 - 31.12.2017
Research project
Environmental Exposures and Health
Martin Röösli
SOPHYA - SOPHYA - Swiss children's Objectively measured PHYsical Activity

The Swiss Federal Office of Sports states in their actual research concept that the physical activity of children and adolescents in Switzerland has to be measured objectively and that influencing factors and barriers regarding physical activity have to be identified.
The SOPHYA cross-sectional study...

Ongoing
01.01.2013 - 31.12.2015
Research project
Federal Office of Sports (BASPO)
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
EXPOSOMICS - EXPOSOMICS - Enhanced exposure assessment and omic profiling for high priority environmental exposures in Europe

This project aims to predict individual disease risk related to the environment, by characterizing the external and internal exposome for common exposures (air and drinking water contaminants) during critical periods of life, including in utero. A large amount of health data is now available from...

Ongoing
01.11.2012 - 30.09.2016
Research project
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Nicole Probst-Hensch
ESCAPE - European study of cohorts for air pollution effects

ESCAPE is a collaboration of European cohort studies for the quantification of human health effects of long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution.

ESCAPE responds to a specific FP7 call for a large collaborative project in the Environment and Health program. The call asks for research within...

Ongoing
01.06.2008 - 30.11.2012
Research project
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Nino Künzli
SAPALDIA program

The SAPALDIA cohort investigates since 1991 the effects of life style and environment on the chronic diseases and aging in adults of the Swiss general population. The SAPALDIA study participants have been recruited from 8 areas of Switzerland which differ by culture, language, geography,...

Ongoing
01.01.1998 -
Research project
Federal Office for the Environment (BAFU)
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Nicole Probst-Hensch