What is asthma?
2.7 million Australians (one-in-nine) live with asthma
Asthma affects up to 14% of children
Amount spent on asthma-related medical costs in 2015 in Australia
Asthma research at Garvan
We study the mechanisms of allergic inflammation, and the various cells and molecules (like cytokines) involved. In collaboration with researchers at the Centre for Applied Medical Research of St Vincent’s Hospital, we’re investigating the role of IgE, cytokines and lymphocytes in nasal allergy.Our asthma research