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A spotlight on Leeds: braced for impact

Ahead of our Annual Scientific Meeting 2020, we have a blog from our hosts – the University Leeds – highlighting some of the activity going on in the region
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Bioinformatics and bioengineering for applied asthma research

Holly Tibble was recently awarded a PhD travel bursary to present at the IEEE 19th International Conference of BioInformatics and BioEngineering 2019.
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How is asthma diagnosed in primary care and what are the challenges?

Medical student Adeola Akindele blogs about her experience working with the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research in Edinburgh, culminating in a recent publication.
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Food for thought at the 5th King's John Price Paediatric Respiratory Conference

After being awarded a travel bursary from the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, PhD student Ann McMurray was able to attend the 5th King's John Price Paediatric Respiratory Conference...
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Could a clinical prediction model help to reduce asthma mis-diagnosis?

To coincide with the publication of their systematic review in npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine today, in the blog below Luke Daines provides more information for those less familiar with...
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What does it mean to secure the renewal?

Monica Fletcher OBE, Knowledge Exchange Lead at the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, reflects on the impact of securing a further five years of funding for the Centre. Having...
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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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Review of the Prediction Modelling for Clinical Medicine Symposium

Held on Tuesday 24th April, the Prediction Modelling for Clinical Medicine Symposium was organised and chaired by Luke Daines, a fellow Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR) PhD student...
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Why I'm running the London Marathon 2018 for people with asthma

Hello! Let me introduce myself. My name is Joy and I am a respiratory registrar and researcher based in Swansea. I have always loved lungs! Why wouldn’t you? As a medical student I would see patients feeling breathless and have a need to make them feel better...
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'Season Finale' - my last annual scientific meeting as a PhD student

It was two years ago, when I sat down in a restaurant for my final meal after my statistics crash-course at the University of Bristol...
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