Institute for Lung Health News

Coughing could be a sign of lung cancer

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

A new campaign to raise awareness of the symptoms of lung cancer is launched.

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Asthma UK Grant Award

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

£163,626 has been awarded for three years from Asthma UK with Dr S Siddiqui as PI focusing on Endotyping Asthma for the Benefit of Patients.

Lung disease research showcased at prestigious London event

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

GENIE leads Leicester team to Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2012.

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University of Leicester study fundamentally alters our understanding of lung growth

University of Leicester study fundamentally alters our understanding of lung growth

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

Research findings challenges medical textbooks

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University of Leicester involved in three new research partnerships with NHS

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

Researchers awarded over £15.5 million in record funding

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A respiratory story: mould that causes asthma grows inside asthma patients' lungs

A respiratory story: mould that causes asthma grows inside asthma patients' lungs

Posted by egg3 at Jul 08, 2014 10:05 AM |

It is well-known that minute spores from moulds can have an effect on asthma (and on cystic fibrosis too). But new research from Leicester shows that asthma-causing mould actually occurs inside patients' lungs much more commonly than previously thought.

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Virtual lung models set to personalise asthma and COPD treatment

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

University of Leicester leads international project to develop pioneering tool

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MRC Grant via the University of Nottingham

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

Professor M Tobin (PI) and Dr. L Taylor have been awarded £1,615,121 for two years from the MRC (Medical Research Council) via the University of Nottingham for their Proposal to study common and rare genetic variants in respiratory health: the UK Biobank Lung Exome Variant Evaluation (UK BiLEVE) consortium.

NIHR Grant for Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit

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

We have secured a £4.5 million pound grant from the NIHR for a Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit (BRU). The overall aim of the Leicester Respiratory BRU is to promote the development of new and effective therapies for the treatment of severe asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

VC opens news Bronchoscopy Suite and Respiratory Science Lab

VC opens news Bronchoscopy Suite and Respiratory Science Lab

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

State-of-the-art facilities for research into asthma and COPD.

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New discoveries in genetics of lung health

New discoveries in genetics of lung health

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

Findings offer hope for better prevention and treatment for lung diseases

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MRC Grant Award

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

A £344,033 grant has been secured from the MRC (Medical Research Council) for three years by Professor P Bradding (PI) Dr Y Amrani and Dr D Jones for the project Resolving mediators as novel therapies for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Rewriting the textbooks on lung development

Rewriting the textbooks on lung development

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

University of Leicester study challenges conventional wisdom on how our lungs grow

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Dunhill Medical Trust Grant

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

A grant for £107,110 has been awarded for two years from the Dunhill Medical Trust with Professor P Bradding (PI) Dr S Duffy and Dr Y Amrani focusing on The K+Channel Kca 3.1 as a novel target for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

MRC initiative in the field of COPD

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

Professor Chris Brightling is leading a UK wide MRC initiative in the field of COPD worth £7million which also involves Dr Mick Steiner.

Healthcare iNet grant enables Pfizer investment in lung disease research

Posted by egg3 at Jul 08, 2014 10:05 AM |

Collaboration involving University of Leicester researchers attracts £900,000 investment from pharmaceutical company

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MRC Grant Award

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

Professor C Brightling (PI) Professor M Tobin, Professor P Burton, Professor A Brookes and Professor M Polkey have secured £372,734 for four years from the MRC (Medical Research Council) focusing on Supplement - MRC/ABPI Inflammation and Immunology Initiative WP1: COPD Phenotyping

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Airprom

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

Professor Chris Brightling is PI of an Airprom FP7 EU grant worth £16 million focusing on new imaging modalities in airway disease.

Breathe easy: Leicester scientists model lungs

Posted by egg3 at Jun 06, 2014 08:58 AM |

All of us are unique but when it comes to your lungs that isn’t always a good thing. A project led by the University of Leicester is taking a pioneering approach to personalising lung treatments.

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