IUF-Leibniz Research Institute of Environmental Medicine

Tamara Schikowski is an Environmental Epidemiologist and is currently head of the research group ‘Environmental epidemiology of lung, brain, and skin aging’ at the IUF-Leibniz Research Institute of Environmental Medicine in Duesseldorf, Germany. Her research is directed at understanding how long-term exposure to air pollution and other environmental influences such as climate change can cause health effects in populations, in particular in vulnerable groups such as the elderly and children. She has published more than 170 research and review articles. She is the PI of several large-scale cohort studies (SALIA, GINI-LISA & NAKO) and is involved in many national and international projects in China, India, and Japan. She is an executive board member of the NAKO German National Cohort in Germany.

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