Experimental models to study the impact of cigarette smoking on the tropism of the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus in human respiratory tract


Grant Data
Project Title
Experimental models to study the impact of cigarette smoking on the tropism of the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus in human respiratory tract
Principal Investigator
Dr Chan, Michael Chi Wai   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Mak Judith Choi Wo   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Nicholls John Malcolm   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Chan Wan Yi   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
42
Start Date
2011-02-01
Completion Date
2014-07-31
Amount
909862
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Influenza H5N1 virus, Smoking, Sialic acid receptors, Cigarette, Mucin, Bronchial epithelial cells
Discipline
Others - Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Panel
Medicine
HKU Project Code
10091162
Grant Type
Research Fund for the Control of Infectious Diseases - Full Grants
Funding Year
2010/2011
Status
Completed