Recent Research Developments

vocal cord imageMLSI have recently made significant breakthroughs in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD) and Asthma. Researchers at MLSI have published a number of articles on VCD in peer reviewed journals.

Research plays an integral role for the future direction of diagnosis and management of patients with respiratory disease. MLSI has a number of research fellows actively investigating areas such as asthma, COPD, sleep disorders and disease epidemiology.

Current research that is supported includes studies of severe versus mild/moderate asthma, asthma phenotyping in VCD and the effect of breathing patterns on VCD.