LA BioMed Research Holds Hope for Reversing Childhood Asthma Associated with Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy.

Rehan Virender

Study is first to Reverse Lung Damage Caused by Prenatal Nicotine Exposure. 

LOS ANGELES – (Feb. 17, 2015) – A new study from Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) holds hope for reversing asthma caused by smoking during pregnancy.

The study, published online by the American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, reported that a medication that stimulates certain proteins in the body reversed airway damage in disease models of asthma caused by prenatal exposure to nicotine.  

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LA BioMed Researcher Honored for Outstanding Research

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Dr. Christina Wang Receives Mayo H. Soley Award

LOS ANGELES – (Feb. 5, 2015) – Christina Wang, MD, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) lead researcher, has received a top honor for her outstanding research work, the Mayo H. Soley Award, at the 2015 Western Regional Meetings of five top research societies in the West.