Student Success at British Lung Foundation Annual Alumni Conference
Beth and Abi have worked on a BLF pump prime award to study immune signalling in Haemophilus influenzae infection of the lung and have found that loss of the Pellino1 gene resulted in improved clearance of infection. This work suggests that Pellino1 may be an effective therapeutic target for patients with diseases such as COPD, who are commonly infected with this pathogen.
Their supervisor, Lynne Prince said “I am very proud of how hard they have worked and this personal commendation from Professor Holgate is a fitting end to a successful research placement”
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