About Us

Asthma research to transform lives.

A world-leading collaboration of researchers from across the UK, in partnership with Asthma UK, NHS partners and others.

We pursue strategic, coordinated programmes of applied research – with people affected by asthma at the heart of all we do.

Our vision and strategy

Professor Aziz Sheikh

The Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research seeks to

  1. bring together academics from across the UK
  2. create the infrastructure to support them in their research efforts
  3. transform the way we do asthma research with a view to reducing asthma admissions and asthma deaths across the UK
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Leading asthma researchers from across the UK

Our directors, Professor Aziz Sheikh at the University of Edinburgh and Professor Chris Griffiths at Queen Mary University London, lead a team of top academics and patient representatives.

We have three core programmes of research and our five supporting platforms, each with lead academics and patient representatives to bring together work from across the UK.

We have an International Advisory Board to ensure our work stays relevant on the world stage.

Who we are
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