Laura Perez

Summary

Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Transport-related measures to mitigate climate change in Basel, Switzerland: A health-effectiveness comparison study
    L Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Environ Int 85:111-9. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Chronic burden of near-roadway traffic pollution in 10 European cities (APHEKOM network)
    Laura Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 42:594-605. 2013
  3. pmc Global goods movement and the local burden of childhood asthma in southern California
    Laura Perez
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, in Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Public Health 99:S622-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The Year of the Lung: outdoor air pollution and lung health
    Laura Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:w13129. 2010
  5. pmc Near-roadway pollution and childhood asthma: implications for developing "win-win" compact urban development and clean vehicle strategies
    Laura Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1619-26. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The relevance of commuter and work/school exposure in an epidemiological study on traffic-related air pollution
    Martina S Ragettli
    1 Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland 2 University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 25:474-81. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Years of life lost and morbidity cases attributable to transportation noise and air pollution: A comparative health risk assessment for Switzerland in 2010
    Danielle Vienneau
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, CH 4051 Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Petersplatz 1, CH 4003 Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 218:514-21. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Air pollution and atherosclerosis: a cross-sectional analysis of four European cohort studies in the ESCAPE study
    Laura Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health Perspect 123:597-605. 2015
  9. pmc Association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and subclinical atherosclerosis: the REGICOR study
    Marcela Rivera
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 121:223-30. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Associations of daily levels of PM10 and NO₂ with emergency hospital admissions and mortality in Switzerland: Trends and missed prevention potential over the last decade
    Laura Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Res 140:554-61. 2015

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Transport-related measures to mitigate climate change in Basel, Switzerland: A health-effectiveness comparison study
    L Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Environ Int 85:111-9. 2015
    ..Local strategies to reduce green-house gases (GHG) imply changes of non-climatic exposure patterns...
  2. doi request reprint Chronic burden of near-roadway traffic pollution in 10 European cities (APHEKOM network)
    Laura Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 42:594-605. 2013
    ..Similar patterns were found for coronary heart diseases in older adults. Pollutants along busy roads are responsible for a large and preventable share of chronic disease and related acute exacerbations in European urban areas. ..
  3. pmc Global goods movement and the local burden of childhood asthma in southern California
    Laura Perez
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, in Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Public Health 99:S622-8. 2009
    ..As part of a community-based participatory research effort, we estimated the preventable burden of childhood asthma associated with air pollution in the southern California communities of Long Beach and Riverside...
  4. doi request reprint The Year of the Lung: outdoor air pollution and lung health
    Laura Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:w13129. 2010
    ..The identification of those at highest risk and of local effects of not yet regulated traffic-related pollutants remains a research priority...
  5. pmc Near-roadway pollution and childhood asthma: implications for developing "win-win" compact urban development and clean vehicle strategies
    Laura Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1619-26. 2012
    ..The emerging consensus that exposure to near-roadway traffic-related pollution causes asthma has implications for compact urban development policies designed to reduce driving and greenhouse gases...
  6. doi request reprint The relevance of commuter and work/school exposure in an epidemiological study on traffic-related air pollution
    Martina S Ragettli
    1 Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland 2 University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 25:474-81. 2015
    ..Information on individuals' commuting behavior may further improve exposure estimates, especially for subjects having lengthy commutes along major transportation routes...
  7. doi request reprint Years of life lost and morbidity cases attributable to transportation noise and air pollution: A comparative health risk assessment for Switzerland in 2010
    Danielle Vienneau
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, CH 4051 Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Petersplatz 1, CH 4003 Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 218:514-21. 2015
    ..There is growing evidence that chronic exposure to transportation related noise and air pollution affects human health. However, health burden to a country of these two pollutants have been rarely compared...
  8. doi request reprint Air pollution and atherosclerosis: a cross-sectional analysis of four European cohort studies in the ESCAPE study
    Laura Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health Perspect 123:597-605. 2015
    ..In four European cohorts, we investigated the cross-sectional association between long-term exposure to air pollution and intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery (CIMT), a preclinical marker of atherosclerosis...
  9. pmc Association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and subclinical atherosclerosis: the REGICOR study
    Marcela Rivera
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 121:223-30. 2013
    ..Epidemiological evidence of the effects of long-term exposure to air pollution on the chronic processes of atherogenesis is limited...
  10. doi request reprint Associations of daily levels of PM10 and NO₂ with emergency hospital admissions and mortality in Switzerland: Trends and missed prevention potential over the last decade
    Laura Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Res 140:554-61. 2015
    ..In most regions of the world, levels and constituents of the air pollution mixture have substantially changed over the last decades...
  11. doi request reprint The relationship between transportation noise exposure and ischemic heart disease: a meta-analysis
    Danielle Vienneau
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, CH 4051 Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Environ Res 138:372-80. 2015
    ..Our objective was to review and conduct a meta-analysis to obtain an overall exposure-response association...
  12. doi request reprint Investigating air pollution and atherosclerosis in humans: concepts and outlook
    Nino Kunzli
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 53:334-43. 2011
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  13. pmc Simulation of population-based commuter exposure to NO₂ using different air pollution models
    Martina S Ragettli
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute Swiss TPH, Socinstrasse 57, P O Box, Basel 4002, Switzerland
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:5049-68. 2014
    ..For larger scale epidemiological health assessment studies, models with a coarser spatial resolution are likely sufficient, especially when study areas include suburban and rural areas...
  14. doi request reprint Saharan dust, particulate matter and cause-specific mortality: a case-crossover study in Barcelona (Spain)
    Laura Perez
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Int 48:150-5. 2012
    ..This study investigates the association between different PM fractions and daily mortality during Saharan and non-Saharan days in Barcelona, Spain...