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Despite the development of effective treatments for asthma, there is no cure. A better understanding of asthma will lead to new treatments, which will help asthma patients live longer and healthier lives.

We have an active research program in asthma. Study participants can benefit by learning more about asthma, being evaluated by experts and getting lung function testing.

Current Asthma basic research at UIC

  • Effect of aging on asthma
  • Role of life stressors in asthma
  • Differences in airway inflammation in asthma


Clinical Asthma research at UIC