How Does Predisposition of Asthma Transfer from Mother to Child?


National Jewish Health, Researcher Magdalena Gorska, MD, researches how asthma is transmitted from mother to child. Dr. Gorska is looking for molecules, cells and pathways that mediate this transmission.

 


 

 


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We would like to gain full understanding about transmission of asthma predisposition from a mother to a child.

We look for new additional molecules, cells and pathways that mediate this transmission.

We know that certain diesel derived compounds can cross placenta, but we are also looking into breast milk.

As we develop a full picture of this transmission, we look for places to intervene to prevent asthma in children.

 


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