Applied Chest Imaging Laboratory

Lung Disease in Chinese Textile Workers

Grant Support: NIH/NIOSH R01OH002421

PI: Christiani DC

Subcontract PI: Dr. George R. Washko and Dr. Raúl San José Estépar

Project Information:

The Shanghai Textile Worker study is a competing continuation of R01 OH02421-13.  This proposal is designed to address the unanswered questions regarding the respiratory health of workers chronically exposed to organic dust (specifically cotton dust) and endotoxin. 

People Involved:

Dr. Raúl San José Estépar, Dr. George R Washko


Christiani DC, Eisen EA, Wegman DH, Ye TT, Lu PL, Gong ZC, Dai HL. Respiratory disease in cotton textile workers in the People’s Republic of China. I. Respiratory symptoms. Scand J Work Environ Health 1986;12(1):40-5.