Category: Chronic Pulmonary Disorders

Chronic Pulmonary Disorders


NIH to Trial Dupilumab for Asthma

The National Institutes of Health has launched a clinical trial testing whether a monoclonal antibody, dupilumab, can reduce asthma attacks and improve lung function and asthma symptoms in children with poorly controlled allergic asthma who live in low-income urban neighborhoods.



COPD Foundation Introduces PIVOT Framework

The COPD Foundation introduced PIVOT, Patient Inspired Validation of Outcome Tools, -- a patient-centric framework that will support the coordination of activities for developing, validating, and qualifying biomarkers and clinical outcome assessments that evaluate the benefit of treatment approaches in COPD, bronchiectasis, and NTM lung disease.