Schwander, Stephan

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  • Director of the Center for Global Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health
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Climate change is predicted to have a major impact on air quality as a result of changed weather patterns, droughts, wild fires, and storms. Dr. Schwander studies the connection between air pollution exposure and the human immune system with a focus on low and middle income countries.




Son, Y, Weisel, C, Wackowski, O, Schwander, S, Delnevo, C, Meng, Q. The Impact of Device Settings, Use Patterns, and Flavorings on Carbonyl Emissions from Electronic Cigarettes. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;17 (16):. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17165650. PubMed PMID:32764435 PubMed Central PMC7460324

Son, Y, Mainelis, G, Delnevo, C, Wackowski, OA, Schwander, S, Meng, Q. Investigating E-Cigarette Particle Emissions and Human Airway Depositions under Various E-Cigarette-Use Conditions. Chem Res Toxicol. 2020;33 (2):343-352. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.9b00243. PubMed PMID:31804072 PubMed Central PMC7301609

Ibironke, O, Carranza, C, Sarkar, S, Torres, M, Choi, HT, Nwoko, J, Black, K, Quintana-Belmares, R, Osornio-Vargas, Á, Ohman-Strickland, P et al.. Urban Air Pollution Particulates Suppress Human T-Cell Responses to Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019;16 (21):. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16214112. PubMed PMID:31731429 PubMed Central PMC6862251

Sarkar, S, Rivas-Santiago, CE, Ibironke, OA, Carranza, C, Meng, Q, Osornio-Vargas, Á, Zhang, J, Torres, M, Chow, JC, Watson, JG et al.. Season and size of urban particulate matter differentially affect cytotoxicity and human immune responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. PLoS One. 2019;14 (7):e0219122. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0219122. PubMed PMID:31295271 PubMed Central PMC6622489

Torres, M, Carranza, C, Sarkar, S, Gonzalez, Y, Osornio Vargas, A, Black, K, Meng, Q, Quintana-Belmares, R, Hernandez, M, Angeles Garcia, JJF et al.. Urban airborne particle exposure impairs human lung and blood Mycobacterium tuberculosis immunity. Thorax. 2019;74 (7):675-683. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2018-212529. PubMed PMID:31036772 PubMed Central PMC7162557

Son, Y, Mishin, V, Laskin, JD, Mainelis, G, Wackowski, OA, Delnevo, C, Schwander, S, Khlystov, A, Samburova, V, Meng, Q et al.. Hydroxyl Radicals in E-Cigarette Vapor and E-Vapor Oxidative Potentials under Different Vaping Patterns. Chem Res Toxicol. 2019;32 (6):1087-1095. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.8b00400. PubMed PMID:30977360 PubMed Central PMC6579624

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