Conference abstracts

SAPALDIA accepted abstracts at National and International Conferences since 2002

 
1. Ackermann-Liebrich U, Leuenberger Ph, Oglesby L, Downs SH, Kuna-Dibbert B, Schindler Ch and SAPALDIA team. SAPALDIA 2: Swiss cohort Study on Air Pollution and Lung Diseases in Adults. 1st Airnet Annual Conference, December 2002, London.

2. Kuna-Dibbert B, Künzli N, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Keller R, Brändli O, Schindler Ch, Keidel D, Schweinzer P, Leuenberger Ph and SAPALDIA team. Variability of lung function parameter due to use of different spirometers. European Respiratory Journal Sept 2002;20:Suppl.38, 516s.

3. Kuna-Dibbert B, Downs SH, Probst-Hensch NM, Imboden M, Brutsche M, Keller R, Knöpfli B, Pons M, Leuenberger Ph, Ackermann-Liebrich U and SAPALDIA team. Change in body mass index over 11 years is associated with decline in pulmonary function in adults. American Thoracic Society Annual Conference, Seattle, USA 2003.

4. Downs SH, Brändli O, Zellweger JP, Gerbase MW, Tschopp JM, Schindler Ch, Leuenberger Ph and SAPALDIA team. Gender differences in the effect of smoking on the decline of FEV1 over 11 years. American Thoracic Society Annual Conference, Seattle, USA 2003.

5. Bayer-Oglesby L, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Schindler Ch, Künzli N, Baum F, Leuenberger Ph and SAPALDIA Team. Exposure Assessment for the Swiss Cohort Study on Air Pollution and Lung Diseases in Adults (SAPALDIA 2). ISEA 2003, Stresa, 21.-25. September (oral presentation)

6. Städele P, Brändli O, Keller R, Keidel D, Perruchoud AP, Zellweger JP, Leuenberger Ph, Ackermann-Liebrich U and SAPALDIA team. Are people with respiratory symptoms more likely to quit smoking? European Respiratory Journal 2003;22:Suppl.45,389s.

7. Downs SH, Gerbase M, Keller R, Felber-Dietrich D, Brutsche M, Künzli N, Schindler Ch, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Leuenberger Ph and SAPALDIA team. Quality of spirometry in the SAPALDIA (Swiss Study on Air Pollution and Lung Diseases in Adults) cohort study. European Respiratory Journal 2003;22:Suppl.45, 300s.

8. Bayer-Oglesby L, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Downs SH, Kuna-Dibbert B, Probst-Hensch NM, Felber-Dietrich D, Städele-Kessler P, Schindler Ch, Leuenberger Ph and SAPALDIA team. Swiss cohort Study on Air Pollution and Lung Diseases in Adults (SAPALDIA 2): Methods, Participation and Air Pollution Development. 2nd AIRNET ANNUAL Conference, Nov 5-7 2003 Rome.

9. Städele P, Tschopp JM, Keller R, Brändli O, Burdet L, Gaspoz JM, Bolognini G, Leuenberger Ph, Ackermann-Liebrich U and & SAPALDIA team. Prevalence of sleepiness and snoring in the Swiss population. Swiss Medical Weekly 2004;134:Suppl.139, S.6.

10. Downs SH, Brändli O, Zellweger JP, Gerbase MW, Tschopp JM, Schindler Ch, Leuenberger Ph, and SAPALDIA team. Difference in the effect of smoking on the decline of  FEV1 in men and woman over 11 years (SAPALDIA Cohort Study). Swiss Medical Weekly 2004;134:Suppl.139, S.18.

11. Jayet PY, Schindler Ch, Künzli N, Zellweger JP, Brändli O, Perruchoud AP, Keller R, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Leuenberger Ph and SAPALDIA team. Reference values for methacoline reactivity. (SSP Boehringer award). Swiss Medical Weekly 2004;134:Suppl.139, S.20.

12. Keidel D, Zellweger JP, Knöpfli B, Brutsche M, Frey M, Nicod L, Burdet L, Schindler Ch, Leuenberger Ph and SAPALDIA team. Incidence and change in prevalence of respiratory symptoms over 11 years (SAPALDIA cohort study). Swiss Medical Weekly 2004;134:Suppl.139, S.20.

13. Keidel D, Städele P, Tschopp JM, Keller R, Brändli O, Burdet L, Gaspoz JM, Bolognini G, Leuenberger Ph, Ackermann-Liebrich U and SAPALDIA team. Prevalence of sleepiness and sleep disorders in the Swiss population. Swiss Public Health Conference, Zürich, Switzerland 2004.

14. Städele P, Brändli O, Keller R, Keidel D, Zellweger JP, Leuenberger Ph, Ackermann-Liebrich U and SAPALDIA team. Are people with respiratory symptoms more likely to quit smoking? Swiss Public Health Conference, Zürich, Switzerland 2004.

15. Felber-Dietrich D, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Barthélémy JC, Gaspoz JM, Tschopp JM, Leuenberger Ph and SAPALDIA team. Häufigkeit abklärungsbedürftiger Arrhythmien in der älteren Schweizer Bevölkerung. Swiss Public Health Conference, Zürich, Switzerland 2004.

16.   Gerbase MW, Schindler Ch, Künzli N, Städele P, Zellweger JP, Brändli O, Burdet L, Frey JG, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Leuenberger Ph and SAPALDIA team. Long-term environmental tobacco smoke effects on respiratory symptoms (SAPALDIA cohort study). European Respiratory Journal Sept 2004;24:Suppl.48,604s.

17. Downs SH, Zellweger JP, Schindler Ch, Gerbase MW, Burdet L, Zemp E, Frey M, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Leuenberger Ph and SAPALDIA team. Do effects from cigarette smoking differ between men and women? European Respiratory Journal Sept 2004;24:Suppl.48,462s.

18. Ackermann-Liebrich U, Keidel D, Brändli O, Knöpfli B, Brutsche M, Tschopp JM, Bettschart R, Nicod L, Burdet L, Leuenberger P and SAPALDIA team. Incidence and change in prevalence of respiratory symptoms over 11 years (SAPALDIA cohort study). European Respiratory Journal Sept 2004;24:Suppl.48, 499s.

19. Senn O, Russi EW, von Eckardstein A, Imboden M, Downs SH, Schindler Ch, Brändli O, Gerbase MW, Leuenberger Ph, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Probst-Hensch NM and SAPALDIA team. Project Summary: Association between Plasma Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Concentration and 11-Year Course of Lung Function among Adult Smokers in the SAPALDIA Cohort. European Respiratory Society Annual Conference, Glasgow, U.K. 2004. O. Senn, Alpha1-Antitrypsine Laurell Training Award (ALTA) Laureate.

20. Imboden M, Nieters A, Bircher A, Becker N, Brutsche MH, Wjst M, Matyas G. Association of polymorphisms in cytokine genes with hay fever, asthma and elevated IgE levels in a population-based cohort. Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Allergologie und Immunologie 3-4.03.2005.

21. Brutsche MH, Downs SH, Schindler Ch, Gerbase MW, Schwartz J, Frey M, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Leuenberger Ph and SAPALDIA team. Silent bronchial hyper-responsiveness is a predictor for the development of respiratory symptoms - an 11-year follow-up study. Gemeinsame Jahresversammlung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Pneumologie, Luzern, Switzerland, 7-8.04.2005. (oral presentation)

22. Imboden M, Downs SH, Senn O, Schindler Ch, Maytas G, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Berger W, Probst-Hensch NM and SAPALDIA team. GST Gene Polymorphisms and Fruit Intake Modify Lung Function Decline in Swiss General Population. Gemeinsame Jahresversammlung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Pneumologie, Luzern, Switzerland, 7-8.04.2005

23. Senn O, Russi EW, von Eckardstein A, Imboden M, Downs SH, Schindler Ch, Zemp E, Brändli O, Gerbase M, Leuenberger Ph, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Probst-Hensch NM and SAPALDIA team. Alpha-Antitrypsin Serum Concentration: Influencing Factors and Relation to Respiratory Symptoms in the SAPALDIA Cohort. Gemeinsame Jahresversammlung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Pneumologie, Luzern, Switzerland, 7-8.04. 2005.

24. Brutsche MH, Downs SH,  Schindler Ch, Gerbase MW, Schwartz J, Frey M, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Leuenberger P and SAPALDIA team. Silent bronchial hyper-responsiveness is a predictor for the development of respiratory symptoms - an 11-year follow-up study. ATS, San Diego, USA May 20-25, 2005

25. Imboden M, Downs SH, Senn O, Schindler C, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Maytas G, Berger W, Probst-Hensch NM. GST Gene Polymorphisms and Fruit Intake Modify Lung Function Decline: A Population-Based Study. ATS, San Diego, USA May 20-25, 2005

26. Senn O, Russi E, von Eckardstein A, Imboden M, Downs SH, Schindler Ch, Brändli O, Gerbase MW, Leuenberger P, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Probst-Hensch NM and SAPALDIA Team. Association Between Respiratory Symptoms and Alpha1-Antitrypsin Serum Concentration Among Smokers. ATS, San Diego, USA May 20-25, 2005.

27. Senn O, Russi E, Schindler Ch, Imboden M, Brändli O, von Eckardstein A, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Probst-Hensch NM and SAPALDIA team. Alpha1-Anitrypsin Blood Levels and Lung Function in the Population-Based SAPALDIA Cohort. SGPG conference  (23-24.06.05).

28. Felber Dietrich D, Schwartz J, Schindler Ch, Gaspoz JM, Barthélémy JC, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Environmental tobacco smoke and heart rate variability: results from the SAPALDIA 2 study. SGPG conference  (23-24.06.05). Prize for best poster abstract.

29. Felber Dietrich D, Schwartz J, Schindler Ch, Gaspoz JM, Barthélémy JC, Tschopp JM, Leuenberger P, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Environmental tobacco smoke and heart rate variability: results from the SAPALDIA 2 study. ESC 2005

30.  Ackermann-Liebrich U, Downs SH, Bayer-Oglesby L, Brutsche MH, Keller R, Pons M, Probst-Hensch NM, Tschopp JM, Zellweger JP, Leuenberger P, Künzli N, Schindler Ch. Improvement in air pollutants attenates lung function decline in the SAPALDIA 2 cohort. ERS 2005.

31.  Bayer-Oglesby L, Schindler Ch, Künzli N, Burdet L, Brändli O, Leuenberger P and SAPALDIA team. Traffic exposures and respiratory symptoms (SAPALDIA cohort study). ERS conference 2005.

32. Downs SH, Felber Dietrich D, Frey M, Gaspoz JM, Nicod L, Tschopp JM, Leuenberger Ph, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Symptoms of chronic bronchitis are associated with lower heart rate variability-SAPALDIA 2-Swiss Cohort Study on Air Pollution and Lung diseases in Adults. ERS 2005.

33. Imboden M, Downs SH, Senn O, Berger W, Brutsche MH, Zemp E, Probst-Hensch NM and SAPALDIA Team. GSTP1 I105V differentially modifies asthma and BHR risk in the SWISS general population. ERS meeting (17-27.09.05).

34. Schindler C, Gerbase M, Keidel D, Zemp E, Bettschart R, Bolognini G, Karrer W, Knöpfli B, Bayer-Oglesby L, Rochat T, Ackermann-Liebrich U and SAPALDIA team. Improvement in ambient PM10 favourably influences changes in respiratory symptoms (SAPALDIA). ERS 2005.

35. Senn O, Russi E, Schindler Ch, Imboden M, Brändli O, von Eckardstein A, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Probst-Hensch NM and SAPALDIA team. Alpha1-Anitrypsin Blood Levels and Lung Function in the Population-Based SAPALDIA Cohort. ERS 2005

36. Zemp E, Wilde J, Städele P, Gerbase MW, Probst-Hensch NM, Brändli O, von Eckardstein A, Ackermann-Liebrich U and SAPALDIA team. Hormonal Therapy and Asthma-related Respiratory Symptoms (SAPALDIA 2 Cohort Study). ERS 2005 

37. Imboden I, Downs SH, Senn O, Brutsche M, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Joel Schwartz, Berger W, Probst-Hensch NM and the SAPALDIA Team. A common GSTP1 gene polymorphism modifies asthma risk in the general population. The SAPALDIA Cohort. SGAI (30-31.03 2006)

38. Imboden M, Nicod L, Nieters A, Glaus E, Matyas G, Bircher AJ, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Berger W, Probst-Hensch NM and SAPALDIA Team. IL18 single nucleotide polymorphism as genetic risk factor for atopic asthma. The SAPALDIA Cohort Study. SGAI (30-31.03 2006)

39. Liu SLJ, Curjuric I, Keidel D, Bayer-Oglesby  L, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Schindler C. Long-term source-specific air pollution exposure characterization for a large population-based Swiss Cohort (SAPALDIA).

40. Felber Dietrich D, Gaspoz JM, Schindlerl C, Schwartz J, Gold J, Barthélémy JC, Tschopp JM, von Eckardstein A,  Brändli O, Leuenberger P, Ackermann-Liebrich A and SAPALDIA Team Regular exercise corrects altered heart rate variability in obese people. Swiss Society of Cardiology meeting, (7.-9.06.06), Supplementum 12, Vol 9, 17S

41. Probst-Hensch NM, Imboden M, Felber Dietrich D, Barthélemy JC, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Gaspoz JM, Berger W,  Schwartz J. The Oxidative Stress Reflex: Glutathione S-Transferase Polymorphisms, and Heart Rate Variability in Non-Smokers from the SAPALDIA Cohort. Swiss Society of Cardiology meeting, (7.-9.06.06). Supplementum 12, Vol 9, 76S

42. Keidel D, Schindler C, Brändli O, Brutsche M, Gerbase M Knöpfli B, Nicod L, Probst-Hensch N, Rochat T. Longitudinal association between respiratory symptoms and occupational exposure (SAPALDIA cohort study). Swiss Society of Cardiology meeting, (7.-9.06.06). ). Supplementum 12, Vol 9

43. Liu S, English P, Felber Dietrich D, Schindler C, Barthélémy JC ,  Bettschart R, Brändli O, Gerbase MW, Gold D, Künzli N Liu S, Schwartz J, Tschopp JM, von Eckardstein A, Gaspoz JM, Ackermann-Liebrich U and SAPALDIA Team. Associations between measures of heart rate variability and residential proximity to main road in a population-based cohort of adults (SAPALDIA-study). ISEE. (Sept.06)

44. Imboden M, Downs SH, Senn O, Brutsche M, Ackermann-Liebrich U,  Schwartz J, Berger W, Probst-Hensch NM and the SAPALDIA Team. A common GSTP1 gene polymorphism modifies asthma risk in the general population. The SAPALDIA Cohort. SGP ( Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Pneumologie) in Basel, 6.-7. Juni 2006.

45. Felber Dietrich D, Schindler C, Barthelemy JC, Bettschart R, Brandli O, Gerbase MW, Gold DR , Künzli N, Liu S, Schwartz J, Tschopp JM, von Eckardstein A, Gaspoz JM, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Associations between measures of heart rate variability and residential proximity to main road in a population-based cohort of adults (SAPALDIA study). ISEE/ISEA 2006 Conference Paris, FRANCE

46. Felber Dietrich D, Gemperli A, Liu LS, Schindler C, Gaspoz J, Ackermann-Liebrich U. Long term effect of NO2 exposure on heart rate variability: results of the SAPALDIA study. ISEE 24.-25.10.2007

47. Curjuric I, Schindler C, Gerbase MW, Bettschart R, Brutsche M, Brändli O, Probst-Hensch N, Nicod L, Zellweger JP, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Zemp E, Rochat T. Incidence of bronchial hyper-reactivity in an adult cohort from Switzerland. ERS 15.-19. 09.2007

48. Felber Dietrich D, Ackermann-Liebrich U, Schindler C, Gold DR, Barthelemy JC, Tschopp JM, Gaspoz JM. A healthy lifestyle is associated with higher heart rate variability. ESC29.-30.06.2007

49. Felber Dietrich D, Gemperli A, Gaspoz JM, Schindler C, Liu LJS, Gold DR, Schwartz J, Rochat T, Barthelemy JC,  Ackermann-Liebrich U. Long-term exposure to NO2 and heart rate variability: results from the SAPALDIA study. ESC 2008

50. Ottaviani S, Russi E, Senn O, Imboden M, Campo I,  Ferrarotti I, Scabini R, Zorzetto M, Luisetti M, Probst-Hensch N. SERPINA1 gene variants in subjects from a general population with reduced alpah1-antitrypsin level. ERS 2008

51. Bridevaux PO, Gerbase MW, Schindler C, Felber-Dietrich D, Rochat T, Gaspoz JM. Association between C-reactive protein and quality of life in the general population with or without metabolic syndrome. ESC Congress 2008

52. Künzli N, Liu SLI, Bridevaux PO, Garcia R, Schindler C, Gerbase MW, Keidel D, Rochat T. Adult Onset Asthma among Never-smokers is associated with Air Pollution. ISEE – ISEA. 2008 Joint Annual Conference. October 12-16, 2008 Pasadena, California USA.

53.  Liu LJS, Schindler C, Keidel D, Gerbase M, Brändli O, Brutsche MH, Bettschart R, Künzli N, Rochat T. Effects on Lung Function from Long-Term Exposure to Various Sources of PM in a Large Swiss Cohort (SAPALDIA). 20th Annual Conference of the International-Society-for-Environmental-Epidemiology. Pasadena, CA, OCT 12-16, 2008

54. Gemperli A, Felber Dietrich D, Schindler C, Barthélémy JC, Gaspoz JM, Liu LS, Ackermann-Liebrich U The time-lagged effect of exposure to air pollution on heart rate variability. ISEE 2008
 
55. Liu LJS. Advances and challenges in long-term air pollution cohort studies. ISEE 2008

56. Bridevaux PO, Gerbase MW, Schindler C, Felber-Dietrich D, Rochat T, Gaspoz JM. Association between C-reactive protein and quality of life in the general population with or without metabolic syndrome. ESC Congress 2008.

57. Gerbase MW, Bridevaux PO, Schindler C, Probst-Hensch N, Schwartz J, Kunzli N, Gaspoz JM, Rochat T. Association between second hand smoke exposure and COPD, quality of life, and health care use in smokers and ex-smokers. ERS 2008.

58. Gerbase MW, Keidel D, Imboden M, Bircher A, Schmid-Grendelmeier P, Bridevaux PO, Schindler C, Rochat T, Probst-Hensch N. Effect modification of GST genotypes on IgE-mediated atopy and rhinitis according to secondhand smoke exposure.  World Allergy Conference Dec 2009, Buenos Aires (Poster)

59. Bridevaux PO, Probst-Hensch N, Schindler C, Tschopp JM, Knoepfli B, Curjuric I, Braendli O, Felber-Dietrich D, Burdet L, Gerbase MW, Pons M, Rochat T, Russi E. Prevalence of airways osbstruction in smokers and never smokers in Switzerland. ERS 2009

60. Dratva J, Schindler C, Curjuric I, Gómez Real F, Zemp E. Cyclic variation of bronchial hyper-reactivity in premenopausal women - Results from the Swiss Air Pollution and Lung Disease in Adults cohort II (SAPALDIA) ISEE 2009

61. Gerbase MW, Keidel D, Imboden M, Bircher A, Schmid-Grendelmeier P, Bridevaux PO, Schindler C, Rochat T, Probst-Hensch N. Effect modification of GST genotypes on IgE-mediated atopy and rhinitis according to secondhand smoke exposure.  ERS 2009.

62. Dratva J, Dharmage S, Zemp E, Svanes C, on behalf of ECRHS and SAPALDIA early life WG. Early life origins of adult lung function – Results from European Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS) and Swiss Air Pollution and Lung Disease in Adults cohorts (SAPALDIA). ERS 2009.

63. Gerbase MW, Felber Dietrich D, Dratva J, Liu S, Gaspoz JM, Barthelemy JC, Schindler C, Roche F, Rochat T. Is living close to main roads a risk for OSAS.  ERS 2009.

64. Dratva J, Keidel D, Schindler C, Felber Dietrich D, Gaspoz JM, Keel J, Liu LJS, Künzli N, Rochat T, Zemp E, Gerbase MW. Association of traffic and railway noise with blood pressure in the Swiss Air Pollution and Lung Disease In Adults cohort (SAPALDIA). ISEE 2009.

65. Schaffner E, Felber Dietrich D, Schindsler C, Liu LJS, Dratva J, Barthelemy JC, Keel J, Gerbase MW, Rochat T, Roche F, Probst Hensch NM, Bridevaux PO, Gold DR, Schwartz J, Künzli N, Gaspoz JM. Association of Heart Rate Variability with average exposure to NO2 and Noise in a Population-based sample of adults. ISEE 2009.

66. Gerbase MW, Keidel D, Imboden M, Bircher A, Schmid-Grendelmeier P, Bridevaux PO, Schindler C, Rochat T, Probst-Hensch N. Effect modification of GST genotypes on IgE-mediated atopy and rhinitis according to secondhand smoke exposure.  World Allergy Conference Dec 2009, Buenos Aires (Poster)

67. Ackermann-Liebrich U, Schindler C, Frei P, Probst N  Imboden M, Gemperli A, Bircher A, Schmid-Grendelmeier P, Rochat, T and the SAPALDIA team.  Sensitization to ragweed pollen in central Europe: an emerging problem in SAPALDIA cohort? World Allergy Conference Dec 2009, Buenos Aires. 
 
68. Curjuric I, Bochud M, Probst-Hensch N, Imboden M, Fellmann F, Brand A. Genomic Literacy. Workshop, Swiss Public Health Conference, Zürich, Switzerland, 2009

69. Gerbase MW, Probst-Hensch NM, Liu LJS, Imboden M, Bircher A, Schmid-Grendelmeier P, Bridevaux PO, Pons M, Tschopp JM, Schindler C, Rochat T, Künzli N. Association between 11-years cumulative NO2 exposure and allergic sensitization in adults from a cohort. Annual Conference of the European Respiratory Society, Barcelona, 2010

70. Thun GA, Kumar A, Imboden M, Curjuric I, Rochat T, Russi EW, Luisetti MW,  Probst-Hensch NM. Genomewide association with alpha1-antitrypsin blood levels in a subset of the SAPALDIA cohort study. Annual Conference of the International Genetic Epidemiology Society, Oct 2010.

71. Thun GA, Ferrarotti I, Imboden M, Rochat T, Zorzetto M, Ottaviani S, Russi EW, Luisetti M, Probst-Hensch NM. SERPINA1 MS and MZ heterozygotes and lung function decline in the SAPALDIA cohort study. Annual Meeting of the European Respiratory Society, Barcelona, September 2010

72. Phuleria H, Schindler C, Tsai MY, Künzli N, Liu S. Modeling personal and indoor exposure to Nitrogen dioxide among adults in eight Swiss Cities in 1993 and 2003. ISES-ISEE, Seoul,  2010. Epidemiology 22(1), S117p

73. Ritter M, Müller, M. Air pollution modeling over Europe using WRF chem. European Geosciences Union 2010,  02-07 May 2010, Vienna.

74. Accordini S, Corsico A, Braggion M, Bugiani M, Cazzoletti L, Cerveri I, Gerbase M, Gislason D, Gulsvik A, Heinrich J, Janson C, Jarvis D, Jõgi R, Marcon A, Pin I, de Marco R. Differences in the socio-economic cost of current asthma according to IgE sensitisation and disease severity: preliminary results from the ECRHS II. ERS 2010. Barcelona.

75. Bustamante M, Castro-Giner F, de Cid R., Gonzalez J, Escaramis G., Jarvis D., Probst-Hensch N., Heinrich J, Imboden M, Anto J, Wjst M, Kogevinas M, Estivill X . A common copy number variant (CNV) encompassing two metalloprotease-disintegrin (ADAM) genes is associated with lung function in the ECRHS cohort. European Human Genetics Conference.  June 12 - 15, 2010.

76. Gian Andri Thun, Ilaria Ferrarotti, Medea Imboden, Thierry Rochat, Michele Zorzetto, Stefania Ottaviani, Erich W. Russi, Maurizio Luisetti, Nicole M Probst-Hensch. SERPINA1 MS and MZ heterozygotes and lung function decline in the SAPALDIA cohort study. Jahresversammlung Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Pneumologie, Interlaken, 4-6.5.2011

77. Medea Imboden, Emmanuelle Bouzigon, Ivan Curjuric, Adaikalavan Ramasamy, Ashish Kumar, Dana B Hancock, Jemma B Wilk, Judith Vonk, David P. Strachan, Dirkje S Postma, George T. O'Connor, Stephanie J London, Christian Schindler, Manolis Kogevinas, Francine Kauffmann, Debbie L Jarvis, Florence Demenais and Nicole M Probst-Hensch.Genome-wide association study identifies locus determining genetic heterogeneity of lung function decline in asthmatic and non-asthmatic adults. American Thoracic Society, Annual Meeting, Denver CO, USA, May 13-18, 2011.

78. Gian Andri Thun, Ashish Kumar, Medea Imboden, Ivan Curjuric, Ilaria Ferrarotti, Thierry Rochat, Erich W. Russi, Maurizio Luisetti, Nicole M Probst-Hensch. Genomewide Association with Alpha1-Antitrypsin blood levels in a subset of the SAPALDIA cohort study. American Thoracic Society, Annual Meeting, Denver CO, USA, May 13-18, 2011.

79. Ilaria Ferrarotti , Gian Andri Thun, Michele Zorzetto, Stefania Ottaviani, Nicole M Probst-Hensch, Maurizio Luisetti. Reference intervals of Alpha1-Antitrypsin plasma concentration in the general population. American Thoracic Society, Annual Meeting, Denver CO, USA, May 13-18, 2011.

80. Medea Imboden, Emmanuelle Bouzigon, Ivan Curjuric, Florence Demenais, Nicole M Probst-Hensch. Genome-wide association study identifies locus determining genetic heterogeneity of lung function decline in asthmatic and non-asthmatic adults. Swiss Public Health Conference, Basel, Switzerland, August 25-26 2011.

81. Ivan Curjuric, Medea Imboden, Harish Phuleria, Christian Schindler, Nicole Probst-Hensch. Interaction of oxidative stress pathway genes with particulate matter and tobacco smoke on the course of airflow obstruction during 11 years. Swiss Public Health Conference, Basel, Switzerland, August 25-26 2011.

82. Gian A Thun, Medea Imboden, Manolis Kogevinas, Wolfgang Berger, Thierry Rochat, Nicole M Probst-Hensch. Cell Cycle Control Gene Variants modify the Association between Asthma and Obesity. Swiss Public Health Conference, Basel, 2011.

83. Schikowski T, Hansell A, Kanaani Z, Vierkötter A, Krämer U, Hardy R, Sunyer J, Carsin AE, Probst-Hensch N, Künzli N. COPD, smoking and SES in four population-based cohorts as part of data harmonization in the ESCAPE project. Abstract of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). September 13 - 16, 2011, Barcelona, Spain. Environ Health Perspect (1779)

84. Imboden M, Curjuric I, Liu SL, Kumar A, Rochat T, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N. Genome-wide interaction study of cumulative particulate matter exposure on age-related lung function decline in adults, the SAPALDIA cohort. Abstract of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). September 13 - 16, 2011, Barcelona, Spain. Environ Health Perspect (1144)

85. Nadif R, Rava M, Curjuric I, Dizier MH, Siroux V,  Imboden M, Probst-Hensch N, Kauffmann F, Demenais F. Oxidative stress pathway genes, environmental tobacco exposure and asthma. Abstract of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). Barcelona, Spain. September 13 - 16, 2011.

86. Schikowski T, Schaffner E, Meier F, Phuleria H, Schindler C, Vierkötter A, Krämer U, Rochat T, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N. Air pollution decline, body mass index and pulmonary function: the role of gender. Abstract of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). September 13 - 16, 2011, Barcelona, Spain. Environ Health Perspect (733)

87. Mehta A, Adam M, Schaffner E, Barthélémy JC, Carballo D, Gaspoz JM, Rochat T, Schindler C, Schwartz J, Zock JP, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N. Frequent us of household cleaning sprays and decreases in heart rate variability in SAPALDIA. Abstract of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). September 13 - 16, 2011, Barcelona, Spain. Environ Health Perspect (917)

88. Mehta A, Miedinger D, Keidel D, Bettschart R, Bircher A, Bridevaux PO, Curjuric I, Kromhout H, Probst-Hensch N, Rothe T, Russi EW, Schikowski T, Schindler T, Schwartz J, Vermeulen R, Rochat T, Künzli N. Occupational exposure to dusts, gases, and fumes and incidence of COPD in SAPALDIA. Eur Respir J 2011; 38: Suppl. 55, 329s (1903), ERS, Amsterdam, 24-28.09.2011

89. Schikowski T, Schaffner E, Phuleria H, Vierkoetter A, Schindler C, Zemp E, Liu S, Kraemer T, Rochat T, Schwartz J, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N. The effect of body mass index on the relationship between reduced air pollution and lung function decline. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183; 2011: A5423. ATS 31-23 November 2011, New Delhi, India

90. Dratva J, Keidel D, Foraster M, Gerbase M, Gaspoz JM, Phuleria H, Liu SL, Zemp E, Schindler C, Künzli N. Impact of air pollution and transportation noise on blood pressure in the Swiss study on air pollution and lung and heart diseases (SAPALDIA). Abstract of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). September 13 - 16, 2011, Barcelona, Spain. Environ Health Perspect (387)

91.  Caviezel C, Teynor A, Dratva J,  Probst-Hensch N, Künzli K, Schmidt-Trucksäss A. Inter- and intrareader variability of average carotid intima media thickness in ultrasound clips analyzed by an automated, interactive measurement program. Swiss Public Health Conference, 2011.

92.  Dratva J, Künzli N, Bettschart R, Rochat T, Rothe T, Stolz D, Turk A, Probst-Hensch N , Zemp E. Early life Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Exposure and Atherogenesis. Swiss Public Health conference, 2011.

93.  Ragettli M, Phuleria H, Braun-Fahrländer C, Perez L, Künzli N, Liu SL. Commute behavior assessment, simulation of commute patterns and exposure to air pollution in the region of Basel, Switzerland. Abstract of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). September 13 - 16, 2011, Barcelona, Spain. Environ Health Perspect (607)

94. Phuleria H, Tsai M, Corradi E, Künzli N, Liu S. Spatio-temporal variation of particle number concentrations in a Swiss urban city. Abstract of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). September 13 - 16, 2011, Barcelona, Spain. Environ Health Perspect (647)

95.  Vierkötter A, Schikowski T, Sugiri D, Quass U, Probst-Hensch N, Beelen R, Künzli N, Krämer U. Particle pollution and COPD in the SALIA cohort (1985-1994)-sensivity analysis using BASELINE and ESCAPE exposure data. Abstract of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). September 13 - 16, 2011, Barcelona, Spain. Environ Health Perspect (686)

96. Ivan Curjuric, Medea Imboden, Rachel Nadif, Inserm, Ashish Kumar, L-J Sally Liu, Harish Phuleria, Thierry Rochat, Christian Schindler, Florence Demenais, Nicole M Probst-Hensch. Interaction of oxidative stress pathway genes with particulate matter and tobacco smoke on the course of airflow obstruction during 11 years. International Genetic Epidemiology Society, Annual Scientific Meeting, Heidelberg, Germany, September 18-20, 2011.

97. Lavinia Paternoster; Marie Standl; Chih-Mei Chen; Adaikalavan Ramasamy; Klaus Bønnelykke; Liesbeth Duijts; Marjo-Riitta Jarvelin; Manuel A Ferreira; The Australian
sthma Genetics Consortium; H-Erich Weinmann; David Strachan; Jacob P. Thyssen; Ellen A Nohr; Deborah L. Jarvis; Bjarke Feenstra; Patrick Sleiman; Daniel Glass; Lyle J Palmer; Nicole M Probst-Hensch; Bo Jacobsson; John A Curtin; Dorret I Boomsma; Gerard H Koppelman; Annika Sääf; Hans Bisgaard; Joachim Heinrich; David M Evans; Stephan Weidinger on behalf of the EAGLE Eczema Consortium. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies on atopic dermatitis identifies three novel risk loci. American Society of Human Genetics, Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, October 11-15 2011.


2012

98. Endes S, Dratva J, Caviezel S, Schindler C, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N, Gaspoz JM, Rochat T & Schmidt-Trucksass A (2012) Association of the cardio-ankle vascular index with age and sex in the SAPALDIA 3 cohort study. Artery Res 6, 157.

99. Dratva J, Künzli N, Schmidt-Trucksass A, de Groot E, Bettschart RB, Stolz D, Turk A, Gaspoz JM, Probst-Hensch N & Zemp E (2012) Cardiovascular risk profile and impact of adolescent smoking. Eur Heart J 33, 202

100. Conen D, Adam M, Barthelemy JC, Imboden M, Künzli N, Von Eckardstein A, Rochat T, Gaspoz JM, Probst-Hensch N & Carballo D (2012) Remature atrial contractions in the general population: prevalence and risk factors. Eur Heart J 33, 40

101. Caviezel S, Dratva J, Schaffner E, Schindler C, Probst-Hensch N, Künzli N, Gaspoz JM, Rochat T & Schmidt-Trucksass A. Association of carotid strain and prior risk of cardiovascular disease - results from the Swiss Air Pollution and Lung and Heart Disease in Adults Cohort Study (SAPALDIA3). Artery Res 2012

102. Jacquemin B, Bousquet J, Siroux V, Pin I, Le Moual N, Künzli N & Kauffmann F (2012) Air pollution and allergic rhinitis in the epidemiological study on genetics and environment of asthma (EGEA). Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183, A5421

103. Mehta A, Miedinger D, Keidel D, Bettschart R, Bircher A, Bridevaux P-O, Imboden M, Kromhout H, Rochat T, Rothe T, Russi E, Schikowski T, Schindler C, Schmid-Grendelmeier P, Schwartz J, Turk A, Vermeulen R, Probst-Hensch N & Künzli N (2012) Allergy, Occupational Exposures, And Incidence Of COPD In SAPALDIA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2012; 185: A1164

104. Fuks K, Weinmayr, G, Hampel, R;  Peters, A, Oudin; A, Foraster, M, Basagaña, X, Künzli, N, Dratva,J, Schindler, Chr, Oftedal, B, Panasevich, S, Beelen, R, Hoffmann, B, on behalf of the ESCAPE cardiovascular work package members. Long-term effects of Fine Particulate Matter and Nitrogen Oxides on Blood Pressure in European Cohorts. Paper presented at International Society of Environmental Epidemiology. South Carolina 2012.

105. Forastiere F, Cesaroni G, Stafoggia M, Andersen Z, Badaloni C, Beelen R, Galassi C,  Lanki T, Penell J, Pershagen G, Hampel R, Hoffmann B, Fuks K, Migliore E, Raashou-Nielsen O, Tiittanen P, Weimar G, Wolf K and Peters A. Long-term exposures to ambient air pollution on the incidence of coronary and cerebrovascular diseases in the EU ESCAPE cohorts. Paper presented at International Society of Environmental Epidemiology. South Carolina 2012.

106. Peters A, Beelen R, Forastiere F, Hoffmann B, Künzli N, Lanki T. Residential long-term exposure to air pollutants and cardiovascular disease endpoints in adults. Paper presented at International Society of Environmental Epidemiology. South Carolina 2012.

107. Endes S, Dratva J, Caviezel S, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N, Gapoz J-M, et al. Prevalence of abnormal ankle-brachial index (ABI) in association with age and sex in the SAPALDIA 3 Cohort study. Swiss Public Health Conference, Lausanne; 2012.

108. Dratva J SE, Caviezel S, Schmidt-Trucksäss A,  Probst-Hensch N, Künzli N. Longitudinal association of blood pressure and cardiovascular risk SCORE with Carotid Intima Media Thickness - results from the Swiss Air Pollution and Lung and Heart Disease In Adults cohort (SAPALDIA). Paper presented at Swiss Public Health Congress Lausanne; 2012.

109. Dratva J SC, Gaspoz J-M , Kriemler S,  Kuenzli N , Probst-Hensch  N , Zemp E. Association between Parity and Blood Pressure - Results of the Swiss Study on Air Pollution and Chronic Disease in Adults (SAPALDIA).  Poster presented at Swiss Society of Cardiology. Lausanne; 2012.

110. Dratva J, Künzli N, Schmidt-Trucksäss A, de Groot E, Bettschart R, Rothe Th, Stolz D, Turk A, Jean-Michel Gapoz J-M, Rochat Th , Probst-Hensch N, Zemp E.  Cardiovascular risk profile and impact of adolescent smoking - results from the SAPALDIA Youth Study.  Paper presented at  European Conference of Cardiology. Munich; 2012.

111. Endes S, Dratva J, Caviezel C, Künzli K, Probst-Hensch N, Gaspoz JM, Rochat T, Schmidt-Trucksäss A. Zusammenhang zwischen Cardio-Ankle Vascular Index (CAVI) und Alter bzw. Geschlecht in der SAPALDIA 3 Kohortenstudie. DGSP Kongress; 2012.

112. Caviezel S, Dratva J, Probst-Hensch N, Künzli N, Gaspoz JM, Rochat T, Schmidt-Trucksäss A. Körperliche Aktivität, kardiovaskuläres Risiko und lokale arterielle Dehnbarkeit. Deutscher Sportärztekongress 2012.

113. Schikowski T, Adam M, Vierkötter A, Hoffmann B, Krämer U, Rochat T, Schindler C, Zemp E, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N. The effect of body mass on COPD in non-smoking women. ERS, 2012.

114. Hofer TPJ, Probst-Hensch NM, Bouzigon E, Imboden M, Jarvelin MR, Ramasamy A, Da Silva Couto Alves A, Curjuric I, Heinrich J, Standl M, Schneider A, Hampel A, Siroux V, Kauffmann F,  Demenais F, Rochat T, Strachan DP, Jarvis DL, Eickelberg O, Königshoff M, Wjst M. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of single nucleotide polymorphisms in selected genes of the the WNT signaling pathway. ERS, Vienna, 2012

115. Smit LA, Kogevinas M,  Vermeulen R, De Bakker P, Bouzigon E, Carsin AE, Curjuric I, Dumas O, Heederik D, Imboden M, Jarvis D, Lathrop M, Le Moual N, Mehta A, Sigsgaard T,  Siroux V, Zock JP, Demenais F, Probst-Hensch N, Kauffmann F. Imputed classical HLA II alleles, occupational allergen exposure and adult-onset asthma. ERS, Vienna, 2012

116. Caviezel S, Dratva J, Schaffner E, Schindler C,  Probst-Hensch N, Künzli N, Gaspoz JM, Rochat T & Schmidt-Trucksass A. Association of intima media thickness and cyclic variation of lumen diameter in the common carotid artery: The SAPALDIA3 Cohort Study. Swiss Public Health Conference, Lausanne, 2012



2013

117. Endes S, Schindler C, Schaffner E, Caviezel S, Dratva J, Künzli N, Gaspoz JM, Rochat T, Probst-Hensch N, Schmidt-Trucksäss A. Reproducibility of the cardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI) in Caucasians (SAPALDIA 3). ESC Amsterdam; 2013 (accepted for poster presentation)

118. Endes S, Caviezel S, Dratva J, Schindler C, Schaffner E, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N, Gaspoz JM, Rochat T, Schmidt-Trucksäss A. Long-term effect of a physical active lifestyle on arterial stiffness in SAPALDIA 3. ECSS Barcelona; 2013 (accepted for oral presentation)

119. Phuleria H, Jeyachchandren S, Corradi E, Zechmeister H, Künzli N. Assessment of long-term spatial variation of heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in urban areas of Basel. Environment and Health conference, Basel; 2013. (accepted for oral or poster presentation)

120. Jeong A, Phuleria H, Keidel D, Rochat T, Probst-Hensch N, Schindler C. Stability of air pollution models over time: evaluation of pollumap models for the Swiss cohort study, SAPALDIA. Environment and Health conference, Basel; 2013. (accepted for oral or poster presentation)

121. Phuleria H, Ineichen A, Corradi E, Tsai M, Schindler C, Probst-Hensch N, Künzli N. Seasonal and spatial variation of indoor and outdoor particulate mass and nitrogen dioxide concentration in eight Swiss areas. Environment and Health conference, Basel; 2013. (accepted for oral or poster presentation)

122.  Phuleria H, Tsai M, Ragettli M, Corradi E, Ineichen A, Rochat T, Probst-Hensch N, Fierz M, Künzli N. Spatiotemporal variation of particle number and surface area concentration in four swiss areas and its relationship with mass measurements. Environment and Health conference, Basel; 2013. (poster presentation)

123. Cesaroni G, Forastiere F, Brunekreef B,Peters A. Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Incidence of Coronary Events -Analysis of Eleven European Cohorts from the ESCAPE Project. ISEE; 2013 (accepted for oral or poster presentation)

124. Hampel R, Peters A, Beelen R, Fuks K, Penell J, Schaffner E, Lanki T. Long-term effects of particulate matter constituents on blood markers of inflammation in European cohorts. ISEE; 2013 (accepted for oral or poster presentation)

125. Lanki T, Hampel R, Beelen R, Fuks K, Penell J, Schaffner E, Peters A, for the ESCAPE study group. Air pollution from road traffic and systemic inflammation. ISEE; 2013 (accepted for oral or poster presentation)

126. Stafoggia M, Cesaroni G, Peters A, Forastiere F, for the ESCAPE WP5 study group. Long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and incidence of cerebrovascular events – Results from eleven European cohorts within the ESCAPE Project. ISEE; 2013 (accepted for oral or poster presentation)

127. Wolf K, Stafoggia M, Peters A, Forastiere F. Associations between long-term exposure to particulate matter constituents and the incidence of coronary events in European cohorts. ISEE; 2013 (accepted for oral or poster presentation)

128. Imboden M, Schindler C, Kumar A, Curjuric I, Phuleria H,  Tsai M, Künzli N,  Rochat T,  Kronenberg F, Probst-Hensch N. Genome-wide interaction study identifies Cadherin 13 as effect modifier of cumulative PM10 exposure on lung function decline. ISEE; 2013 (accepted - oral presentation)

129. Adam M, Schikowski T, Carsin A , Yutong C, Sanchez M, Jacquemin B,  Vierkötter A, Keidel D, Marcon A, Birk M, Bono R, Bridevaux P-O,  Cyrys J, Cirach M, Declerq C, de Hoogh K, de Nazelle A, Eeftens M, Forsberg B, Hardy R, Heinrich J, Jarvis D, Kuh D, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Phuleria H, Piccioni P, Pin I, Quass U, Nadif R, Siroux V, Rochat T, Tsai M-Y, Villani S, Schindler C,  Sunyer J, Kauffmann F, Krämer U, Hansell A, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N. Association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and lung function: the European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE). ISEE; 2013 (accepted for oral or poster presentation)

130. Adam M, Schikowski T, Carsin A,  Yutong C, Sanchez M, Jacquemin B,  Vierkötter A, Keidel D, Marcon A, Birk M, Bono R, Bridevaux P-O,  Cyrys J, Cirach M, Declerq C, de Hoogh K, de Nazelle A, Eeftens M, Forsberg B, Hardy R, Heinrich J, Jarvis D, Kuh D, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Phuleria H, Piccioni P, Pin I, Quass U, Nadif R, Siroux V, Rochat T, Tsai M-Y, Villani S, Schindler C,  Sunyer J, Kauffmann F, Krämer U, Hansell A, Künzli N, Probst-Hensch N. Association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and lung function: the ESCAPE study. ERS; 2013 (accepted - poster presentation)

131. Seraina Caviezel; Julia Dratva; Emmanuel Schaffner; Christian Schindler; Nino Künzli; Jean-Michel Gaspoz; Thierry Rochat; Nicole M Probst-Hensch; Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss. Association of carotid strain and prior physical activity state in elderly people - results from the SAPALDIA cohort study. SGS 2013

132. Seraina Caviezel; Julia Dratva; Emmanuel Schaffner; Christian Schindler; Nino Künzli; Jean-Michel Gaspoz; Thierry Rochat; Nicole M Probst-Hensch; Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss. Association of current carotid elastic modulus and prior body mass index in elderly people - results from the SAPALDIA cohort study. ESC 2013 (accepted – poster presentation)

133. Seraina Caviezel, Julia Dratva, Emmanuel Schaffner, Christian Schindler, Elisabeth Zemp Stutz, Eric de Groot, Luc Burdet, Thomas Rothe, Marco Pons, Jean-Michel Gaspoz, Thierry Rochat, Nino Künzli, Nicole Probst-Hensch,, Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss. Determinants of functional IMT. presented at: Deutsche Gesellschaft für arterielle Gefässsteifigkeit (DeGAG).

134. Dratva J, Zemp E,  Schaffner E, Bettschart R, Saleh L, Gapoz JM, Rothe T,  Schindler C, Stolz D, Turk A, Rochat T , Kuenzli N, Probst-Hensch N Childhood Determinants of Blood Pressure and Prehypertension in Adolescents - Results from the SAPALDIA Youth Study, ESC 2013 (accepted – oral presentation)

135. Martin B.W, Bauman A., Wanner M Probst-Hensch N., Kriemler S. Are dog owners more active than non dog owners : cross sectional and longitudinal data from the Swiss Sapaldia cohort.  ISBonNPA congress in Ghent, 2013

136. Simon Endes, Julia Dratva, Seraina Caviezel, Christian Schindler, Nino Künzli, Jean-Michel Gaspoz, Thierry Rochat, Nicole Probst-Hensch, Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss . Association of the Cardio-Ankle Vascular Index (CAVI) with age and sex in the SAPALDIA 3 cohort study. SGS, Basel, 2013

137. Caviezel S; Dratva J; Schaffner E; Schindler C; Künzli N; Probst-Hensch N; Schmidt-Trucksäss A. Association of carotid distensibility and prior blood pressure categories: The SAPALDIA Cohort Study. Swiss Public Health Conference, 2013. (accepted oral presentation)

138. Mehta AJ, Thun GA, Imboden M, Ferrarotti I, Keidel D, Künzli N, Kromhout H, Miedinger D, Phuleria H, Rochat T, Russi EW, Schindler C, Schwartz J, Vermeulen R, Luisetti M, Probst-Hensch N and SAPALDIA-team. Interactions between SERPINA1 PiMZ genotype, Occupational Exposure, and Lung Function Decline. ISEE, 2013 (accepted oral presentation)

139. Schikowski T, Adam M, Marcon M, Yutong C, Vierkötter A, Carsin AE, Jacquemin B, Keidel D, Schindler C, Burney P, Heinrich J, de Marco R, Jarvis D, Hardy R, Kuh D, Rochat T, Bridevaux PO, Zemp E, Hoek G, Tsai MY, Villani S, Phuleria H, Birk M, Cyrys J, Cirach M, de Nazelle A, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Forsberg B, Mosler G, Migliore E, Kuhlbusch T, Hansell A, Kauffman F, Sunyer J, Probst-Hensch N, Krämer U, Künzli N.Association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and COPD: the European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE). ISEE; Basel 2013 (accepted as presentation)

140. Schikowski T, Adam M, Marcon M, Yutong C, Vierkötter A, Carsin AE, Jacquemin B, Keidel D, Schindler C, Burney P, Heinrich J, de Marco R, Jarvis D, Hardy R, Kuh D, Rochat T, Bridevaux PO, Zemp E, Hoek G, Tsai MY, Villani S, Phuleria H, Birk M, Cyrys J, Cirach M, de Nazelle A, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Forsberg B, Mosler G, Migliore E, Kuhlbusch T, Hansell A, Kauffman F, Sunyer J, Probst-Hensch N, Krämer U, Künzli N.Association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and COPD: the European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE). ERS; 2013 (accepted as presentation)

141.  Yutong C, Schikowski T , Carsin AE , Vierkötter A , Sanchez M, Kauffman F, Probst-Hensch N, Krämer  U, Künzli N, Hansell A. Effect of air pollution on prevalence of chronic bronchitis symptoms-a cross-sectional analysis of 5 cohort studies ISEE; Basel 2013

142. Yutong C, Schikowski T , Carsin AE , Vierkötter A , Sanchez M, Kauffman F, Probst-Hensch N, Krämer  U, Künzli N, Hansell A. Effect of air pollution on prevalence of chronic bronchitis symptoms-a cross-sectional analysis of 5 cohort studies ERJ; Barcelona 2013

143. Julia Dratva, Elisabeth Zemp, Emmanuel Schaffner, Robert Bettschart, Thomas Rothe, Daiana Stolz, Alexander Turk, Thierry Rochat, Nino Kuenzli, Nicole Probst-Hensch. Cardiovascular risk clustering in SAPALDIA Youth. Swiss Public Health Conference, 2013 (accepted oral presentation)

144. Julia Dratva, Nicole M Probst-Hensch, Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss, Seraina Caviezel, Eric de Groot, Robert Bettschart, Lanja Saleh, Jean-Michel Gapoz, Thomas Rothe,  Christian Schindler, Daiana Stolz, Alexander Turk, Thierry Rochat, Nino Kuenzli, Elisabeth Zemp. Risk factor clustering among Swiss Youth – Swiss Public Health Conference 2013

145. Ming-Yi Tsai, Regina E. Ducret-Stich, Josef Cyrys, Marloes Eeftens, Kees de Hoogh, Kees Meliefste, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen, Harish C. Phuleria, Martina S. Ragettli, Meng Wang, Gerard Hoek. Spatial and temporal distribution of PM elemental composition in 20 European areas. Swiss Public Health Conference, 2013 (accepted oral presentation)

146. Steinemann N1,3, Leonhäuser IU3, Probst-Hensch N2, Grize L2, Brombach C1 (2012): Evaluation of a Food Frequency Questionnaire to Determine Dietary Intake in a Large Cohort: The SAPALDIA Study. 1Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Life Sciences and Facility Management, Institute of Food and Beverage Innovation, Wädenswil, Switzerland. 2Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland. 3Justus Liebig University Giessen, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, Professorship of Nutrition Education and Consumer Behaviour, Giessen, Germany. 11. Dreiländertagung DGEM, AKE, GESKES, Jahrestagung 2012, Nürnberg (D).www.ernaehrung2012.de.

147. Steinemann N1,3, Leonhäuser IU3, Probst-Hensch N2, Grize L2, Brombach C1 (2013): Error analysis and handling of missing information in a Food Frequency Questionnaire for the SAPALDIA study. 1Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Life Sciences and Facility Management, Institute of Food and Beverage Innovation, Wädenswil, Switzerland. 2Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland. 3Justus Liebig University Giessen, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, Professorship of Nutrition Education and Consumer Behaviour, Giessen, Germany. Swiss Public Health Conference 2013, Zurich.

148. Seraina Caviezel; Julia Dratva; Emmanuel Schaffner; Christian Schindler; Nino Künzli; Elisabeth Zemp Stutz; Jean-Michel Gaspoz; Thierry Rochat; Nicole Probst-Hensch; Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss. Sex-specific association of classical risk factors with carotid stiffness. Gesellschaft für Arterielle Gefässsteifigkeit (DeGAG),  2013

149. Seraina Caviezel; Julia Dratva; Emmanuel Schaffner; Christian Schindler; Elisabeth Zemp Stutz; Nino Künzli; Jean-Michel Gaspoz; Thierry Rochat; Nicole Probst-Hensch; Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss. Sex-specific associations between carotid distensibility and prior blood pressure categories - results from the SAPALDIA cohort. Artery, 2013

150. Simon Endes, Christian Schindler, Emmanuel Schaffner, Seraina Caviezel, Julia Dratva, Nino Künzli, Jean-Michel Gaspoz, Thierry Rochat, Nicole Probst-Hensch, Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss. The cardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI) and the heart-ankle pulse wave velocity (haPWV) are reproducible measures of arterial stiffness in Caucasians (SAPALDIA 3). Swiss Public Health Conference, 2013

151. Simon Endes, Christian Schindler, Emmanuel Schaffner, Seraina Caviezel, Julia Dratva, Nino Künzli, Jean-Michel Gaspoz, Thierry Rochat, Nicole Probst-Hensch, Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss. The cardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI) and the heart-ankle pulse wave velocity (haPWV) are reproducible measures of arterial stiffness in Caucasians (SAPALDIA 3). ESC, 2013