Dr Laura Sadofsky is a Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine in the Centre for Atherothrombotic and Metabolic Research.
Dr Laura Sadofsky's group is interested in the role of ion channels, specifically the thermo-TRPs (Transient Receptor Potential ion channels) and the purinoceptors, in cough and airways inflammation. Her laboratory is currently using human cells and tissue to develop models of the human airways. Using these models, they hopes to better understand the changes which occur in the airways in response to viruses as well as environmental stimuli and pharmaceuticals.
View Laura's publications on Google Scholar.
Three PhD students successfully supervised to completion as the primary supervisor.
Current PhD students
Rebecca Stinson - The use of Precision Cut Lung Slices to investigate the effect of the Human Rhinovirus on airways inflammation.
Lauren Jenner - The effect of environmental contaminants on the airways
British Pharmacological Society Ambassador