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

17th December, 2020
BREATH Awarded 2020 Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Excellence in Research Culture

General News QUB Research

BREATH has been awarded the 2020 Queen’s University Belfast Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Excellence in Research Culture.

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7th December, 2020
Sunday Post article on BREATH

Adults General News Kids Outreach News

The BREATH programme featured as a full page article in the Sunday Post.

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24th November, 2020
BREATH engagement with schools continues during pandemic

General News Kids Outreach News UWS

The recent ‘virtual’ visit by students Mark Thomas and Kimberly Black to Girvan Academy featured in the winter edition of the Ayrshire Chamber Magazine.

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