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9/11 Health - Health & Research Studies - Current Studies

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act (PDF) supports epidemiologic and other research studies on WTC-related health conditions or emerging conditions. To date, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has funded the following studies:

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in WTC Responders; Role of Nasal Pathology
Principal Investigator:

Jag Sunderram
University of Medicine & Dentistry New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Epigenetic Linkage between PTSD and Respiratory Disease in WTC Responders
Principal Investigator:

Benjamin Luft
State University New York Stony Brook

 

Health and Socioeconomic Sequelae of the WTC Disaster among Responders
Principal Investigator:

Hyun Kim
North Shore—Long Island Jewish Health System

 

Service Need and Use among Youth Exposed to the WTC Attack
Principal Investigator:

Ping Wu
New York State Psychiatric Institute

 

The Impact of 9/11 on Youth: Mental Health, Substance Use & Other Risk Behaviors
Principal Investigator:

Christina Hoven
New York State Psychiatric Institute

 

Prognosis and Determinants of Asthma Morbidity in WTC Rescue and Recovery Workers
Principal Investigator:

Juan Wisnivesky
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

Biomarkers of Psychological Risk and Resilience in World Trade Center Responders
Principal Investigator:

Adriana Feder
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

Pulmonary Diseases in WTC Workers: Symptoms, Function, and Chest CT Correlates
Principal Investigator:

Rafael De La Hoz
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

For How Long is WTC Exposure Associated with Incident Airway Obstruction
Principal Investigator:

Charles Hall
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

Bronchial Reactivity and the Course of Lung Function
Principal Investigator:

Thomas Aldrich
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

Pulmonary Function Abnormalities, Diastolic Dysfunction and WTC Exposure: Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment
Principal Investigator:

Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, MPH
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

Burden of Mental-Physical Comorbidity in WTC Responders
Principal Investigator:

Evelyn Bromet, PhD; Roman Kotov, PhD; Benjamin Luft, MD
State University of New York

 

Evaluation of Distal Airway Injury Following Exposure to WTC Dust
Principal Investigator:

Kenneth I. Berger, MD
New York University School of Medicine

 

Cohort Study of Incident Cancer in the FDNY Responder Population
Principal Investigator:

David Prezant, MD
Fire Department of New York

 

Trajectories of Psychological Risk and Resilience in WTC Responders
Principal Investigator:

Adriana Feder, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

Enhanced Smoking Cessation Intervention for WTC Responders
Principal Investigator:

Evelyn Bromet, PhD
Research Foundation of the State University of New York

 

Cancer Among WTC Responders: Enhanced Surveillance, Exposure Assessment and Specific Cancer Risk
Principal Investigator:

Paola Boffetta, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

WTC-HEART: Cardiovascular Health Impact and Prediction of Incident Cardiovascular Events Among WTC Responders
Principal Investigator:

Steven Markowitz, MD
Research Foundation of CUNY-Queens College

 

WTC Health Registry Studies

NIOSH also supports the WTC Health Registry which conducts periodic surveys to learn more about the health effects of the September 2001 terrorist attacks on New York City.


 
 

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