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