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Jan-Paul Zock

Jan-Paul Zock

Associate Research Professor: Malalties respiratòries

Jan-Paul Zock completed his M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences at the University of Wageningen (The Netherlands) in 1990 and received his PhD at the same university in 1998. He specialized in occupational and environmental epidemiology, and occupational hygiene. In 1999, he started working at the IMIM-Hospital del Mar in Barcelona where he took part in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS).

He has participated as work package leader in the EU projects GA2LEN and HITEA. He was one of the leaders of a study on the health effects of the Prestige oil spill among fishermen. He conducted several studies on asthma related to professional and home cleaning agents. He currently participates in the EU funded project Ageing Lungs in European Cohorts (ALEC) and takes part in the ECRHS steering committee as coordinator of the occupational working group.

Lines of Research

  • Assessment of occupational exposures and their effects on asthma and COPD
  • Cleaning-related asthma
  • Respiratory and allergic effects of indoor exposures

Main Publications