Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

Key Research Projects

Read about some of the current and recent research projects from the Centre

Project: AD-HOC

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Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of A Digital social intervention for people with troublesome astHma prOmoted by primary care Clinicians (AD-HOC)

Project: ARRISA-UK

At-Risk Registers Integrated into primary care to Stop Asthma crises in the UK

Project: BREATHE4T

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Breathing Retraining for Asthma Trial of Home Exercises for Teenagers (BREATHE4T); repurposing, refining and feasibility

Project: Connected for Asthma (C4A)

App for Asthma Connected Plus (A4A+): implementing Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions to support asthma self-management

Project: CHILL

CHILL (Children’s Health in London and Luton)

Project: CHILL Cognition

Children’s Health in London and Luton (CHILL): impact of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone on brain development in schoolchildren


Identifying who is most at risk of contracting COVID-19 and why some people become more ill than others

Project: DEFINE

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Development and Evaluation of an online FeNO-guided asthma management INtervEntion in primary care

Digital smart inhalers in the community for children and young people with poorly controlled asthma

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Understanding whether children supported by digital smart inhalers have fewer asthma attacks

Project: Exploring the beliefs and behaviours of people with asthma who attend the emergency department

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Exploring the beliefs and behaviours of people with asthma who attend the emergency department

Project: IMP²ART

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IMPlementing IMProved Asthma self-management as RouTine

Project: IONA

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IONA - Assessing the impact of non-tailpipe emissions from traffic on the asthmatic airway

Project: Near Fatal Asthma in Children and Adolescents

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A prospective survey of Near Fatal Asthma in Children and Young People to identify risks, acute care and inform future care bundle that may reduce risk of death in this population

Project: PUFFIN

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Poly-unsaturated fats for improving nasal polyps and asthma (PUFFIN)

Project: The Relief Study

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Mobile health app to improve nasal corticosteroid adherence: a feasibility study

Project: TAILOR

Biomarkers in preschool children with wheeze to TArget therapy wIth InhaLed cORticosteroids (TAILOR): a Feasibility Study

Project: WellHome

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West London Healthy Home and Environment Study