David earned a PhD in Biological Sciences from Columbia University in New York, NY, where he studied how Drosophila ovarian adult stem cells respond to cell signaling pathway manipulations. This work helped to redefine the organizational principles underlying adult stem cell growth models. He is currently a Science Writer, as part of the BioNews Services writing team.
People with severe asthma have worse lung function, lower quality of life, and more exacerbations if they also have bronchiectasis, an Italian study found. The study, “Clinical features associated with ... Read more
The 30-second sit-to-stand test is a valid alternative to the traditional six-minute walk test in measuring the exercise capacity of children with bronchiectasis, a study found. The study, “Sit-to-stand test ... Read more
Greater severity of dyspnea, or labored breathing, is associated with higher functional impairment in people with bronchiectasis, a study has found. Results also indicated that using multiple assessments is best ... Read more
Renovion has secured $8.1 million in funding for the clinical development of ARINA-1 (ascorbic acid), an experimental nebulizer therapy to clear mucus and reduce inflammation in people with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis ... Read more