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Virus Induced Asthma Exacerbations: Immunologic Mechanisms and Metabolomic Biomarkers

  • Author / Creator
    Skappak, Christopher Dustin
  • This thesis examines the pathophysiology of asthma, attempts to determine the cellular mechanisms behind viral-induced immune memory mediated asthma exacerbations, and investigates urinary metabolomic biomarkers of asthma and neonatal hypoxia.

  • Subjects / Keywords
  • Graduation date
    2014-06
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Doctor of Philosophy
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3KK94M5J
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Doctoral
  • Department
    • Medical Sciences-Paediatrics
  • Supervisor / co-supervisor and their department(s)
    • Adamko, Darryl J. (pediatrics)
  • Examining committee members and their departments
    • Lehner, Richard (Pediatrics)
    • Jacoby, David (Medicine - Oregon State Health University)
    • Befus, Dean (Medicine)
    • Lopashuck, Gary (Pediatrics)