Healthy AiRways and Obstructive Lung Disease (HAROLD) ...
... differentiation and repair and these appear early in disease development. Another finding is that asthmatic epithelium can exhibit ... and activates type-2 immunity leading to increased airways inflammation and worsening of asthma symptoms.
We therefore aim to ... epithelium.
Specifically targeting the airways to prevent virus-induced asthma attacks ...
... In some respiratory patients, neutrophils persist in the airways and cause poor lung function.
By characterising the inflammatory ... other airway diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis.
Her study of neutrophilic inflammation ... active in investigating an often neglected area of airway disease, namely the asthma-COPD overlap syndrome.
HMRI AWARD FOR EARLY ...
... a research focus on nutritional modulation of inflammatory airways diseases, such asthma. There is great consumer interest in dietary ... the national research effort in nutrition and respiratory disease.
HMRI Director's Award for Mid-Career Research - ...
... trials for hepatitis C infection and a rare metabolic liver disease known as lysosomal acid lipase deficiency.
Dr Rani Bhatia - Food ... research focuses on studying the role of nutrition in airways disease, with a particular interest in obesity, fatty acids, antioxidants and ...