Institute for Lung Health News

Research shows new way lungs respond in asthma attacks

Posted by egg3 at Apr 05, 2016 09:03 AM |

Researchers identify new process for preventing narrowing of airways that could lead to new treatments for disease

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New target could help to reduce symptoms of asthma attacks

New target could help to reduce symptoms of asthma attacks

Posted by egg3 at Mar 08, 2016 02:55 PM |

Researchers from Universities of Leicester and Naples propose new target for the treatment of asthma

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Breakthrough research to diagnose children with asthma

Breakthrough research to diagnose children with asthma

Posted by egg3 at Jan 25, 2016 09:03 AM |

Midlands Asthma and Allergy Research Association funds projects to combat effects of asthma

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Leicester researchers nominated for prestigious health science award

Leicester researchers nominated for prestigious health science award

Posted by egg3 at Nov 04, 2015 10:39 AM |

Children’s long term ventilation team at Leicester’s Hospitals nominated for research to improve health care for children

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Centre to bring pathology testing to breathless patients

Centre to bring pathology testing to breathless patients

Posted by egg3 at Oct 01, 2015 12:55 PM |

Experts lead development of the East Midlands Breathomics Pathology Node launching on Friday 2 October

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Study reveals new associations with lung disease and smoking behaviour

Study reveals new associations with lung disease and smoking behaviour

Posted by egg3 at Sep 28, 2015 10:41 AM |

Professor Martin Tobin co-leads first UK Biobank genetic study in order to investigate how genetics affect likelihood of a person smoking

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New insights into how asthma 'pathways' could be blocked revealed

New insights into how asthma 'pathways' could be blocked revealed

Posted by egg3 at Aug 20, 2015 11:53 AM |

Researchers involved in study demonstrating how combining novel treatments currently in development may lead to better asthma control

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GSK announces outcome of US FDA Advisory Committee recommending approval of mepolizumab for the treatment of adults with severe asthma

GSK announces outcome of US FDA Advisory Committee recommending approval of mepolizumab for the treatment of adults with severe asthma

Posted by egg3 at Jul 30, 2015 01:29 PM |

The Institute for Lung Health were instrumental in developing this drug that is now likely to be given FDA approval

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Bacterial scientist recognised with prestigious Fellowship

Bacterial scientist recognised with prestigious Fellowship

Posted by egg3 at Jul 06, 2015 01:24 PM |

Leicester Professor honoured by Learned Society of Wales

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The science behind the summer pollen count

Posted by egg3 at Jul 06, 2015 01:25 PM |

Dr Cat Pashley on BBC News discussing how the pollen count is worked out

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Ground-breaking breath test for lung cancer in clinical trial

Ground-breaking breath test for lung cancer in clinical trial

Posted by egg3 at Feb 16, 2015 09:51 AM |

University works with Leicester’s Hospitals to evaluate revolutionary device which detects lung cancer in early stages

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Dr Mick Peake has been awarded the ’Quality in Care’ Judges Special Award

Dr Mick Peake has been awarded the ’Quality in Care’ Judges Special Award

Posted by egg3 at Jan 06, 2015 10:25 AM |

for a lifetime achievement in improving the quality of care in oncology

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Primary ciliary dyskinesia – restoring cilia to prevent lung damage

Posted by egg3 at Jan 06, 2015 10:05 AM |

Collaboration between Great Ormond Street and The Institute of Child Health

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Leicester academic wins two ERS prizes

Leicester academic wins two ERS prizes

Posted by egg3 at Nov 17, 2014 11:52 AM |

European Respiratory Society prizes

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Grants awarded

Posted by egg3 at Nov 17, 2014 11:44 AM |

Asthma UK and MAARA

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Leicester academic leads study into chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Leicester academic leads study into chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Posted by egg3 at Sep 15, 2014 10:06 AM |

Professor Christopher Brightling involved in study to evaluate safety of benralizumab drug in patients with COPD

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ERS Romain Pauwels Research Award 2014

ERS Romain Pauwels Research Award 2014

Posted by egg3 at Jul 08, 2014 10:40 AM |

Awarded to Professor Chris Brightling

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New Professorship in Respiratory Science

New Professorship in Respiratory Science

Posted by egg3 at Jul 08, 2014 10:10 AM |

Professor David Cousins

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Leicester secures funding for new Cancer Research UK Centre

Leicester secures funding for new Cancer Research UK Centre

Posted by egg3 at Jul 08, 2014 10:02 AM |

University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals partnership wins backing for new centre of excellence

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New appointment

Posted by egg3 at Jul 08, 2014 10:02 AM |

Dr John Le Quesne - an academic pathologist and CR-UK Clinician Scientist (joint appointment between the UoL and MRC Tox Unit).

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