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Glòria Carrasco Turigas

Glòria Carrasco Turigas

Tècnica de recerca Contaminació de l'aigua, Contaminació atmosfèrica, Planificació urbana, medi ambient i salut

Glòria Carrasco, MPH, is a Research working at the Air Pollution and Urban Environment Research Programme and at the Urban Planning, Environment and Health Initiative. She is an environmental scientist specialised in epidemiology and public health, mainly in air pollution exposure assessment.

She has worked in projects looking at the beneficial impacts of natural environments (e.g. green and blue spaces), modes of transport, air pollution, physical activity, etc. in human health.

Lines of Research

  • Air Pollution
  • Urban Planning, Environment and Health

Main Publications

  • Krauskopf J, van Veldhoven K, Chadeau-Hyam M, Vermeulen R, Carrasco-Turigas G, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Vineis P, de Kok TM, Kleinjans JC. Short-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution reveals a compound-specific circulating miRNA profile indicating multiple disease risks. Environ Int. 2019 Jul; 128:193-200.
  • Avila-Palencia I, Laeremans M, Hoffmann B, Anaya-Boig E, Carrasco-Turigas G, Cole-Hunter T, de Nazelle A, Dons E, Götschi T, Int Panis L, Orjuela JP, Standaert A, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ. Effects of physical activity and air pollution on blood pressure. Environ Res. 2019 Jun;173:387-396
  • Laeremans M, Dons E, Avila-Palencia I, Carrasco-Turigas G, Orjuela JP, Anaya E, Cole-Hunter T, de Nazelle A, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Standaert A, Van Poppel M, De Boever P, Int Panis L. Short-term effects of physical activity, air pollution and their interaction on the cardiovascular and respiratory system. Environ Int. 2018 Aug;117:82-90
  • Laeremans M, Dons E, Avila-Palencia I, Carrasco-Turigas G, Orjuela-Mendoza JP, Anaya-Boig E, Cole-Hunter T, DE Nazelle A, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Standaert A, VAN Poppel M, DE Boever P, Int Panis L. Black Carbon Reduces the Beneficial Effect of Physical Activity on Lung Function. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018 Sep;50(9):1875-1881
  • Triguero-Mas M, Gidlow CJ, Martínez D, de Bont J, Carrasco-Turigas G, Martínez-Íñiguez T, Hurst G, Masterson D, Donaire-Gonzalez D, Seto E, Jones MV, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ. The effect of randomised exposure to different types of natural outdoor environments compared to exposure to an urban environment on people with indications of psychological distress in Catalonia. PLoS One. 2017 Mar 1;12
  • Kubesch N, De Nazelle A, Guerra S, Westerdahl D, Martinez D, Bouso L, Carrasco-Turigas G, Hoffmann B, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ. Arterial blood pressure responses to short-term exposure to low and high traffic-related air pollution with and without moderate physical activity. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2015 May;22(5):548-57