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Funding to improve asthma diagnosis in primary care

Congratulations to Dr Luke Daines and Professor Hilary Pinnock who have secured funding from Asthma UK/Innovate UK for their study, developing a technological approach to help primary healthcare professionals make...
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Methodology workshop: Using cluster analysis for disease subtyping

A blog written by PhD student Elsie Horne, following February's methodology workshop on cluster analysis for disease subtyping.
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Welcome to our new PhD student, Leanne Tyson!

We’re pleased to welcome our latest PhD student, Leanne Tyson, to the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research! Leanne will be based at the University of East Anglia.
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Asthma registry to improve participation in research studies

REACH is a database which securely stores information about people in the UK affected by asthma and who want to take part in research studies. Run by the Asthma UK...
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Pilot study finds salt an effective treatment for the common cold

Most of us have at least one attack of the common cold every year. Though rhinovirus is known as the "common cold virus", the common cold can be caused by...
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Dr Allison Worth retires

This month saw the retirement of Dr Allison Worth, lead of the Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) team at the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research. Allison also sits on...
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Events

Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research ASM 2019

12 - 13 March 2019 | Friends House, Euston Road, London
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CHILL study featured in BBC News video

Launched by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan in June 2018, the CHILL study (Children’s Health in London and Luton) is looking at the effect of cleaning up air pollution on...
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Professor Hilary Pinnock elected to key role at ERS

Congratulations to Professor Hilary Pinnock, who has been elected as Head of Assembly 1 - General Pneumology at the European Respiratory Society (ERS). Hilary is Professor of Primary Care Respiratory...
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New PhD travel bursaries open for applications

The Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research has opened another competitive call for applications for PhD student travel fellowships. The bursaries will be £300 each and can go towards travel,...
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