Elizabeth Sapey

University of Birmingham United Kingdom

Dr Elizabeth Sapey gained her first science degree from the University of London (BSci Medical Science, 1st Class Honours), and went on to qualify as a Physician from the Royal London and St Bartholomew’s School of Medicine and Dentistry. She specialized in Respiratory Medicine in 2001, and has been involved in research since then, focusing upon the inflammatory basis of chronic disease, with particular emphasis on neutrophilic inflammation and lung disease. She worked as a Clinical Fellow, and now is employed as a Clinical Lecturer after gaining her PhD at the University of Birmingham, UK, where she is involved in the management of difficult asthma. Dr Sapey is well published in international peer reviewed journals and has contributed to many books, focusing on chronic inflammation in the lung.

Elizabeth Sapey

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Asthma remains a serious health concern for millions of people globally. Despite continuing research interest, there have been few advancements that impact clinically on patient care, potentially because asthma has been treated as a homogeneous entity, rather than the heterogeneous condition it is. This book introduces cutting-edge research, which targets specific phenotypes of asthma, highlighting the differences that are present within this disease, and the varying approaches that are utilized to understand it.

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