We are steadfast in our efforts to provide exceptional patient care, state- of -the- art testing and research that will impact lives. The Asthma & Airway Disease Research Center is turning your breath into research so that we can not only better your health, but make a significant positive impact on respiratory illnesses as we know them.

Recent News

Should you fly yet? Here's what an epidemiologist and an exposure scientist say.

CNN) — We don't know about you, but we're ready to travel. And that typically means flying. We have been thinking through this issue as moms and as an exposure scientist and infectious disease epidemiologist. While we've decided personally that we're not going to fly right now, we will walk you through our thought process on what to consider and how to minimize your risks.

Tucson pediatrician channels her inner child as she relates to patients

Cassell is a Tucson pediatrician and allergist who treats young patients and educates parents and families about food allergies. An Arizona native, she grew up in Tucson and went to Pima Community College before studying at the University of Arizona for both her medical degree and pediatric residency.

University of Arizona Health Sciences’ Monica Kraft and Marti Lindsey honored with AZBio Awards

Monica Kraft, MD, named 2019 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year; Marti Lindsey, PhD, named 2019 Michael A. Cusanovich Arizona Bioscience Educator of the Year.

Recent Publications

Gerald JK. "Benefits of Stock Epinephrine Likely Misestimated." JAMA Pediatr. 2019.

Zhai J, Insel M, Addison KJ, et al. "Club Cell Secretory Protein Deficiency Leads to Altered Lung Function." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2019;199(3):302-312. PMCID: PMC6363971  PMID: 30543455

Martinez FD. "Childhood Asthma Inception and Progression: Role of Microbial Exposures, Susceptibility to Viruses and Early Allergic Sensitization." Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2019;39(2):141-150. PMCID: PMC6613822  PMID: 30954166