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Researcher: Ward, C (Dr Christopher Ward)

Fields of Research

Respiratory diseases
Clinical sciences
Medical bacteriology
Cell development, proliferation and death
Structural biology (incl. macromolecular modelling)

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Human pharmaceutical products

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A randomized controlled trial of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) on markers of epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) in large airway samples in COPD: an exploratory proof of concept study; International Journal of COPD
Airway inflammation and inhaled corticosteroids in COPD; The European Respiratory Journal
Airway wall remodelling: the influence of corticosteroids ; Curent Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Assessment of airway inflammation using sputum, BAL, and endobronchial biopsies in current and ex-smokers with established COPD; International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) neutrophilia in lung transplant recipients (LTR): infection and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS), the chicken or the egg?; Journal of Heart and Lung Transplant
Bronchodilator reversibility, airway eosinophilia and anti-inflammatory effects of inhaled fluticasone in COPD are not related; Respirology
Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in large airways is attenuated by inhaled fluticasone propionate (FP) in COPD: a randomized controlled trial; The 8th International Young Investigators’ Meeting (YIM) on Airway Smooth Muscle and Fibroblast Biology
Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in small and large airways of smokers: potential role in both airway fibrosis and cancer; The 8th International Young Investigators’ Meeting (YIM) on Airway Smooth Muscle and Fibroblast Biology
Epithelial–Mesenchymal Transition: A Necessary New Therapeutic Target in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?; American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Evidence of epithelial-mesenchymal transition in COPD?; The Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting
Innate immune activation in neutrophilic asthma; Thorax
Iron overload and nitric oxide-derived oxidative stress folowing lung transplants; The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Nonpharmacological and pharmacological interventions to prevent or reduce airway remodelling; European Respiratory Journal

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision