Defining phenotypes of wheezing – The Leicestershire school study

To understand how many different types of asthma there are, the role of genes & environmental factors in making children wheeze.

Lung growth & development - Helium study

How the lungs grow and how illness in childhood can affect lung development together with which genes are important in lung growth.

Predicting childhood asthma

To identify the risk factors for the development, persistence and remission of child asthma.

Breastfeeding & childhood asthma

To determine the possible relationship between breastfeeding and the subsequent development of childhood asthma.

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