Air pollution and neurological disorders: challenges, controversies and future outlook

Written by Sharon Salt, Editor

Tom Russ is a Consultant Psychiatrist in NHS Lothian in Edinburgh (UK). He is also the Co-Director of the Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Research Center at the University of Edinburgh. In this interview, Tom speaks to us about life course air pollution exposure and cognitive decline in Scotland (UK) from the Lothian Birth Cohort of 1936. He also discusses the significance of the relationship between air pollution and neurological disorders, and what his opinion on this is. What are your current research focuses and what inspired you to work in this area? “Even with the genetic effects removed there was still...

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