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).

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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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9th September, 2022
BREATH Success: UWS PhD student Kirsty McCallum successfully defends thesis at viva

General News Research UWS

Kirsty McCallum successfully undertook her viva voce examination on the 9th Sep, defending a doctoral thesis entitled: Pulmonary Ageing in COPD.

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4th August, 2022
BREATH Success: DkIT PhD student Ritu Dwivedi successfully defends thesis at viva

DKIT General News

Ritu Dwivedi successfully defended her doctoral thesis at viva on 27th July.

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24th June, 2022
BREATH Success: UWS PhD student Mariarca Bailo successfully defends thesis at viva

General News Research UWS

Mariarca Bailo successfully undertook her viva voce examination on the 24th June

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