The data presented in this paper is crucial, as it has established, for the first time, a mechanism linking obesity and asthma. The findings of this paper have the potential to assist in improving asthma symptoms and quality of life in obese individuals, as well as reduce the associated health costs. The impact of this work has already been demonstrated, as the paper has been cited 48 times. Her research output to date is excellent for her stage of career. She has published nine papers, four as first author and two as second author, in high quality international journals, as well as a first author book chapter.
The first paper from Hayley’s PhD was published in the highly prestigious journal, European Respiratory Journal.