Asthma Research

International research into childhood research

Paediatric Consultant at the Alex and lead research specialist in asthma, allergies and genomics, Professor Mukhopadhyay, is paving the way in developing a new understanding of asthma attacks.

A study by Professor Mukhopadhyay found that common asthma reliever drugs taken by millions of children around the world may increase the risk of asthma attacks for some patients with a particular genetic make-up.

Further research is being undertaken to better the understanding of the underlying functional defects, how asthma and allergies develop and the search for novel therapies.

Read more on the BSMS website.