Border & Regions

Airways Training Hub

The BREATH project signifies a strong cross-border partnership between the Smooth Muscle Research Centre (DkIT), the School of Pharmacy and School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences (QUB) and the Institute of Biomedical & Environmental Health Research (UWS).

Project Vision


BREATH (Border and REgions Airways Training Hub) is an ambitious, collaborative research Partnership that will harness complementary resources & expertise of 10 Principal Investigators from DkIT, QUB & UWS with a mission to tackle Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), an incurable lung disease, highly prevalent in the border regions of Ireland & Western Scotland.

€7.7 million has been offered under the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme for a pioneering cross-border research project, designed to better understand and alleviate the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

 

Dundalk Institute of Technology

Involved in the Smooth Muscle of the Breath Project

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University of the West of Scotland

Involved in the Inflammation of the Breath Project

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Queen’s University Belfast

Involved in the Epithelium and Clinical Management of the Breath Project

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Crossborder, Inter Regional

  • Ireland,
  • Northern Ireland
  • & Scotland
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Latest News

1st July, 2020
Covid Pneumonia Seminars

General News Outreach News

Given the potential impact on COPD patients, Respiratory Consultants as BREATH Clinical Affiliates are presenting a series of webinars on Covid Pneumonia starting July 17th 2020.

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11th June, 2020
BREATH Annual Conference 2020 (Virtual) – hosted by UWS

Outreach News Research

The 2020 BREATH Annual Conference was hosted this year by UWS

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13th May, 2020
Stephen Carson presents COPD programme in Irish Gaelic on Meon Eile

Outreach News QUB

Stephen Carson (QUB PhD student) gives excellent presentation of the BREATH COPD programme in Irish (Gaelic) on Meon Eile.

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