About

Aziz Sheikh and Chris Griffiths - our directors

About AUKCAR

Professors Aziz Sheikh and Chris Griffiths direct the Centre, leading a team of top academics and patient representatives.

We have a wide-reaching network of Universities, NHS partners and other organisations working collaboratively across the UK, and an International Advisory Board.

Diagram describing our areas of work

Vision and strategy

Our vision, aligned with that of Asthma UK, is a world where asthma attacks do not happen. We work collaboratively on strategic areas of research, within a supportive ecosystem - keeping people with asthma at the heart of what we do.
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AUKCAR Group shot at ASM 2019

People

Our members include internationally respected clinicians and academics from all four UK nations, our Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) leads, our PhD students and our administrative staff.
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Our core network

Network

The Centre network brings together leading researchers, clinicians, people with asthma, education and implementation specialists from across the UK.
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Governance

Governance

Our International Advisory Board ensure we stay relevant on a world stage, and our Centre Management Committee is responsible for executing our strategy.
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Support from Asthma UK

Asthma UK provide core funding for the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research.

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