W. James Gauderman

Expert in environmental impacts on children’s health

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine

Keck School of Medicine of USC


  • air pollution and increased incidence
    of asthma, bronchitis and other
    respiratory illnesses in children
  • smog and its long-term effects on
    lung development
  • long-term effects on children’s lungs of
    air pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide,
    particulate matter and acid vapors
    resulting from the burning of fossil fuels
    and emissions from industrial plants
  • lung function and respiratory health
    in school-aged children in Southern
  • gene/environment interactions
  • gene/smoking interaction in lung cancer
  • genetic epidemiology
  • environmental health
  • biostatistics

Additional Information

    Principal Researcher, Children’s Health Study


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