Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways. In the United States, asthma affects 14 to 15 million people. It is the most common chronic disease of childhood, affecting an estimated 4.8 million children. More than 5,000 people die of asthma annually. Both sexes and all racial groups are affected.
Aim : to identify the location of the gene which causes asthma. Our secondary aim is to clearly define asthma by identifying the genetic components of this disease, as well as the environmental component (including allergies, age, and gender).

Project Start
1998-12-01
Project End
1999-11-30
Budget Start
1998-10-01
Budget End
1999-09-30
Support Year
31
Fiscal Year
1999
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Department
Type
DUNS #
168559177
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Country
United States
Zip Code
55455
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