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).
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 ProjectView Partner
University of the West of Scotland
Involved in the Inflammation of the Breath ProjectView Partner
Queen’s University Belfast
Involved in the Epithelium and Clinical Management of the Breath ProjectView Partner
Crossborder, Inter Regional
- Northern Ireland
- & Scotland
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.Read Article
BREATH Annual Conference 2020 (Virtual) – hosted by UWS
Outreach News Research
The 2020 BREATH Annual Conference was hosted this year by UWSRead Article
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.Read Article