Dr. Francesco Sava's research focuses on occupational and environmental lung diseases. Specifically, he is interested in the impact of air pollution on asthma outcomes. As a respirologist, scientist and professor, he considers this area of research to have the utmost importance as so many individuals are exposed to the harmful effects of air pollution daily.
University: University of British Columbia
Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Research Location: Vancouver General Hospital
Sava F, Carlsten C. Respiratory health effects of ambient air pollution: an update. Clin Chest Med. 2012 Dec;33(4):759-69. doi: 10.1016/j.ccm.2012.07.003. (PubMed abstract)