Genetics and genomics and respiratory disease


  • Prof William Cookson

    Imperial College London

  • Prof Miriam Moffatt

    Imperial College London

Project summary

Professors Cookson and Moffatt will be using the latest genetic and genomic tools to uncover the basic mechanisms that cause childhood asthma. Asthma is the most common chronic disease of childhood, but its causes remain unknown. Their aim is to translate this knowledge into new treatments for patients with the respiratory disease.