Air Pollution Exposure Laboratory (APEL)

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
What the facility does

Research on the effects of diesel exhaust exposure on humans.

Areas of expertise

Investigating the effects of diesel exhaust on the respiratory system of humans, through live exposure.

Research services
  • Flow cytometry
  • Controlled exposure to common inhalants
Sectors of application
  • Automotive
  • Education
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment

Specialized lab


Air Pollution Exposure Laboratory (APEL)

Lab designed for human exposure to diesel exhaust.

Jack Bell Research Centre

Specimen processing and analysis (blood, urine and lung samples).

  • Health Canada
  • University of Toronto
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Karolinska Institutet
  • University of North Carolina