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The discoveries made in the laboratories at National Jewish Health have a profound impact on the understanding and treatment of human disease, with an emphasis on respiratory, immune and related diseases.

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Bioanalytical & Central Laboratory Services for Research


National Jewish Health Advanced Diagnostic Laboratories is a high-complexity, CLIA-certified laboratory with more than 50 years’ experience developing assays and performing preclinical and clinical testing. Learn more.

Tucker Medical Library

Quality information for healthcare, education and scientific research. Learn more.

 

Technology Transfer

Targeting CYP11A1 in the Steroidogenic Pathway For Treating Allergic Diseases
Dr. Gelfand’s laboratory has identified CYP11A1 as a key regulator of allergic responses through its effect on steroidogenesis. Inhibition of CYP11A1 with aminoglutethimide in an animal model of either asthma or peanut allergy prevented an allergic response and the accumulation of inflammatory cells in a dose dependent manner. The therapeutic approach seen in asthma and peanut allergy could be applicable to other allergic diseases.

Technology Transfer Office

Research Administration and Support

National Jewish Health supports academic and research activities across the campus and at outside organizations, including the University of Colorado Denver. Learn more.

 

Clinical Trials

We conduct clinical trials for patients with asthma, allergy, COPD, eczema, ILD, cystic fibrosis and more. Search All Clinical Trials.

 

Weinberg Clinical Research Unit

The Weinberg Clinical Research Unit focuses primarily on respiratory conditions. We entered the 21st century as the only institution in the world dedicated exclusively to this research of allergy, asthma, COPD/emphysema and sleep disorders as well as immune and autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and cystic fibrosis. Learn more.


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Recent Publications

Asthma biomarkers in sputum. PubMed

Cigarette smoke induces growth differentiation factor 15 production in human lung epithelial cells: implication in mucin over-expression. PubMed

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