#IDIBELLseminars: Environmental Exposures and Pulmonary Fibrosis

Kerri Johannson

Snyder Institute for Chronic Disease, University of Calgary



Sala de Graus (Aulari) UB Bellvitge


In this session, we will review the current knowledge and data addressing the impact of environmental exposures in patients with pulmonary fibrosis. We will further consider other mediators of effect such as genetic variants and short telomeres.

Hosted by Maria Molina – Pneumology Group


Dr. Kerri A. Johannson MD MPH FRCPC ATSF is as Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine & Community Health Sciences, and member of the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases at the University of Calgary, Calgary AB, Canada. She is Research Director for the Interstitial Lung Disease program and Director of the ILD post-graduate training program at the University of Calgary. Dr. Johannson is an Associate Editor for Annals of the American Thoracic Society, and on the Editorial Boards of the European Respiratory Journal and the American Journal of Respiratory, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Dr. Johannson’s research program is focused on understanding the relationships between inhalational exposures and ILDs, and how the environment and social determinants of health impact patient-related outcomes.

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