Using systems biology to understand asthma exacerbations and develop better treatments [ 2017 - 2020 ]

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Researchers: Dr Anthony Bosco (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Patrick Holt A/Pr Anthony Kicic A/Pr Alexander Larcombe Dr Deborah Strickland
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Brief description Our research using cutting-edge technology has demonstrated that not all asthma attacks are the same. There are two major subtypes of asthma attacks. Currently, we use the same medication to treat all asthma attacks, and this medication targets the symptoms rather than the cause. This research will conduct detailed laboratory studies to understand what causes the two different types of asthma attacks, and test new treatments that are targeted and tailored to each type of asthma attack.

Funding Amount $AUD 811,138.30

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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