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Training Years: 2012-2013

Training Site: Asociacion Benefica PRISMA

Country: Lima, Peru

Mentors: Will Checkley, MD, PhD; Robert Gilman, MD

Title: Obese Asthma Phenotype: A longitudinal study of difference on asthma control and inflammatory biomarkers in obese asthmatic and non-asthmatic children.

Project Objectives: To characterize clinical and laboratory differences between obese asthmatic and non-asthmatic children in Peru to contribute to a better understanding of this possible asthma phenotype.

NIH Support: Fogarty fellowship postdoctoral training award, NHLBI supplement

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