Cross-Border Asthma Study Investigates Hygiene Hypothesis Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Fernando Martinez standing in research lab
A cross-border investigation of children's susceptibility to asthma and other childhood illnesses in the United States and Mexico is the focus of a new study led by researchers in the Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center at the University of Arizona Health Sciences. Fernando Martinez, MD, is the study principal investigator, director of the UArizona Health Sciences Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center, the Swift-McNear Professor of Pediatrics at the UArizona College of Medicine - Tucson and a BIO5 Institute member.