Eosinophilic Asthma Resource Centre

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Eosinophilic Asthma Resource Centre

Educational platform focused on providing education in the pulmonology community and beyond

The Uncontrolled Asthma Resource Centre is an educational portal that helps healthcare professionals, pulmonologists, immunologists and allergologists optimize the management of patients with uncontrolled asthma and active eosinophilic inflammation.

Providing the latest research, along with fully available peer-reviewed articles, congress highlights videos, round table discussions, patient case studies and webcasts with key opinion leaders, the Resource Centre aims to disseminate knowledge of eosoinophilic airways disease. This freely available resource is hosted by Respiratory Medicine.


On the way to a consensus on eosinophilic asthma

Guest commentary by Dr. Stephanie Korn

Asthma is a heterogeneous disease, with recognizable clusters of clinical, functional and laboratory characteristics called ‘phenotypes’. Allergic asthma is the most easily recognized phenotype. Among the non-allergic phenotypes eosinophilic asthma (or asthma with eosinophilia), driven by an abnormal production of type 2 cytokines (e.g. interleukin-5 (IL-5) and IL-13) triggered by as yet unknown danger signals, still awaits precise characterization, even more so given the high clinical impact in particular of severe eosinophilic asthma (SEA) and the availability of effective treatment options …


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Jean Bousquet is Professor Emeritus at the University of Montpellier, France. A former President of the Société Française d’Allergologie et d’Immunologie Clinique, for 13 years Professor Bousquet was Director of the INSERM Laboratory for the Immunopathology of Asthma.

Roland Buhl is Professor of Medicine and Head of the Pulmonary Department at Mainz University Hospital. He qualified and received his doctorate from the University of Heidelberg and later trained in pulmonary medicine and allergology, first in Berlin and Frankfurt, and then at National Institutes of Health in the U.S., before receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Frankfurt.

William W. Busse M.D. has been on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin Medical School since 1974. Dr. Busse has served as head of the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Section and George R. and Elaine Love Professor and Chair of Medicine, and is a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

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This online resource center has been supported through an unrestricted grant by TEVA Pharmaceuticals.