$3.6M NIH Grant To UA-Led International Research Consortium Seeks Precision Medicine Solutions To Stopping Asthma In Childhood

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College of Medicine - Tucson

Stefano Guerra, BIO5 member and associate professor in the UA Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, has received a $3.6 million, five-year grant to study the protein CC16, a biomarker of injury to epithelial cells that line the lungs and are believed to be a protective mediator in the airway inflammatory process.