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Dr Yassine Amrani

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Department of Infection
University of Leicester
United Kingdom

Biography

I am a trained respiratory pharmacologist who graduated “summa com laude” from the University Of Strasbourg, France. I started my academic career at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, one of the top Ivy League Universities in the USA, where I received my first appointment at the Department of Medicine in 2002.

Research Interest

My lab currently investigates different aspects of the pathogenesis of lung diseases: Mechanisms involved in airway hyper-responsiveness Steroid resistance in severe asthmatics Molecular regulation of "pro-asthmatic" genes

Publications

  • Abu-Rish EY, Amrani Y, Browning M. (2013). Toll-like receptor 9 activation induces expression of membrane-bound B-cell activating factor (BAFF) on human B cells and leads to increased profileration in response to both soluble and membrane-bound BAFF.

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