National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health. Has several research programs related to asthma.
Research on Health Disparities in Asthma. http://www.niehs.nih.gov/oc/factsheets/disparity/asthma.htm
Primary Prevention of Asthma -- clinical trial testing success in reducing asthma by reducing early expsoure to allergens including dust mites and cockroaches for children. http://www.niehs.nih.gov/airborne/research/primary.html
Secondary Prevention of Asthma - program to develop and test culturally appropriate strategies to reduce the burden of asthma by reducing contact with triggers such as environmental tobacco smoke and allergens for children, improving medical management, and improving the capacity of patients to manage their asthma. http://www.niehs.nih.gov/airborne/research/secondary.html
National Allergen Survey -- survey of levels of allergens including cockroaches and dust mites in homes, conducted in cooperation with Housing and Urban Development. http://www.niehs.nih.gov/airborne/research/risk.html
State of California
California Air Resources Board - study of relationship between air pollution and asthma in Fresno, California. http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/faces/faces.htm
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