How in utero exposure can alter lung development

Kimberley Wang is an NHMRC early career research fellow in respiratory environmental health at the Telethon Kids Institute in Western Australia.

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Can you describe the aim of your research in 10 words? Understanding the impact of prenatal insults on postnatal airway/lung structure-function. What do you know/have discovered about this topic so far? We have demonstrated how in utero hypoxia leads to a more heterogeneous distribution of airway lumen calibre and how this could theoretically increase airway ...

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