Asthma • COPD • airway biology
My research focuses on understanding the immune response in the bronchial tubes of patients with chronic lung diseases such as a asthma and chronic obstructive lung disease.
Al-Alwan LA, Chang Y, Mogas A, Halayko AJ, Baglole CJ, Martin JG, Rousseau S, Eidelman DH, Hamid Q. Differential Roles of CXCL2 and CXCL3 and Their Receptors in Regulating Normal and Asthmatic Airway Smooth Muscle Cell Migration. J Immunol. 2013 Sep 1;191(5):2731-41.
Al-Alwan LA, Chang Y, Baglole C, Risse P-A, Halayko AJ, Martin JG, Eidelman DH, Hamid Q. Autocrine-regulated airway smooth muscle cell migration is depenent on IL-17 induced growth related-oncogenes. 2012 Oct;130(4):977-85.
Chang Y, Al-Alwan L, Risse PA, Halayko AJ, Martin JG, Baglole CJ, Eidelman DH, Hamid Q. Th17 cytokines induce human airway smooth muscle cell migration. FASEB J. 2012 Dec;26(12):5152-60.
Nadigel J, Prefontaine D, Baglole C, Bourbeau J, Maltais F, Eidelman D, Hamid Q. Cigarette smoke increases TLR4 and TLR9 expression and induces cytokine production from CD8+ T cells in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respir Res. 2011 Nov 9;12(1):149.