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Respiratory Infection and Epithelial Biology

 

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Respiratory diseases are responsible for 1 in 4 deaths in the UK and huge morbidity in children and adults. It is the most common long term illness among children, the most common illness responsible for emergency admission and costs the NHS more than any other disease area.

Our aim: To improve our understanding of, and develop new treatment strategies for respiratory infections and diseases such as cystic fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis, COPD, asthma and rare lung diseases.

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