Assessing Inflammatory and Behavioral Pathways Linking PTSD to Increased Asthma Morbidity in WTC Workers

Project Number
1U01-OH0 11312-01
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Fiscal Year Awarded
Project Duration
5 years


Asthma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are the most common conditions in World Trade Center (WTC) rescue and recovery workers. In this study, we will evaluate the interplay of biological and behavioral mechanisms explaining the relationship of PTSD with increase asthma morbidity and adapt and pilot test a novel intervention to improve outcomes of WTC workers.


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Image of Juan  Wisnivesky, MD          DrPH
Principal Investigator: Juan Wisnivesky, MD DrPH
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai