The microbiome and the pathophysiology of airway diseases
Aims : To assess the roles of airway and gut microbiomes in the pathophysiology of airway disease; to describe interactions between the microbiome and the host immune system, mainly focusing on epithelial barriers and innate immunity; to assess the pathogenic and protective effects of the fungal microbiome on airway disease, and to determine how conventional therapies affect the lung microbiome.
Target audience :
Adult pulmonologist/Clinician, Clinical researcher, Medical Student, Paediatrician, Pathologist, Physician in Pulmonary Training, Scientist (basic, translational)
Cell and molecular biology, General respiratory patient care