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New simple test could help cystic fibrosis patients find best treatment

November 30, 2017

In a significant step toward personalized medicine for cystic fibrosis, a minimally-invasive technique developed in the lab of Martina Gentzsch, PhD, shows promise as a fast, inexpensive indicator to help more patients access new treatments. Read the full story here.

Can asthma be controlled with a vitamin supplement?

November 16, 2017

UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Michelle Hernandez, MD, found that asthma patients taking a kind of vitamin E called gamma tocopherol had less inflammation of the airways. The study points to a new way to control asthma’s chronic symptoms. Read the full story here.

Tissue Core Publishes New Chapter in “Cystic Fibrosis, Methods in Molecular Biology”

September 6, 2011

The new 2011 edition of Cystic Fibrosis, Methods in Molecular Biology is now published, featuring the most up-to-date methods for culturing primary airway epithelial cells, courtesy of our Tissue Core team and affiliates! Read Chapter 18: “Primary Epithelial Cell Models for Cystic Fibrosis Research” (pdf) The chapter, along with many other resources and information on … Read more