Airway Smooth Muscle: A New Target in the Treatment of Irreversible Airflow Obstruction in Asthma?
1. Obtain a better understanding of irreversible airflow obstruction in asthma
2. Focus on processes that mediate glucocorticoid insensitivity
3. Address the role of airway smooth muscle function in promoting irreversible airflow obstruction
4. Address subpopulations of airway smooth muscle that contribute to airway smooth muscle hypertrophy, hyperplasia and irreversible airflow obstruction
Presentation: 56 minutes
Recommended CitationPanettieri, Jr., M.D, Reynold A., "Airway Smooth Muscle: A New Target in the Treatment of Irreversible Airflow Obstruction in Asthma?" (2014). Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds. Presentation 105.