Bronchiectasis: Is it all about cilia?
Dr Amelia Shoemark discusses Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD), an underdiagnosed cause of severe adult bronchiectasis. This talk delves into why understanding the pathophysiology of bronchiectasis may allow us to identify suitable treatments and to target multiple aspects of the vicious vortex of disease
- Overview Cilia function and mucociliary clearance
- Learn about Primary and secondary ciliary dyskinesia
- Understand how PCD is diagnosed
Dr Amelia Shoemark is a lead clinical scientist at the Royal Brompton Hospital. She has developed a specialist interest in an inherited cause of bronchiectasis Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD).
Learn more about Dr Amelia Shoemark and her research interests here.
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