Researcher

Emeritus Professor Rakesh Kumar

My Expertise

Cellular biology and immunopathology of respiratory disease, especially asthma. Particular areas of interest include the influence of early-life infections and environmental injury in the pathogenesis of childhood asthma; the role of cytokines/growth factors in the development of inflammation, remodelling and airway hyper-reactivity in chronic asthma and acute exacerbations; and mechanisms of regulation of the inflammatory response in asthma.

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Qualifications:
MB BS All-India IMS, PhD, MD UNSW, FRCPA (Hon), FFSc (FRCPA)

Broad Research Areas:
Inflammation, Pulmonary Disease, Asthma, Pathology, Medical Education

Research Interests:
Cellular biology and immunopathology of respiratory disease.

Teaching interests:
Valid and effective methods of assessment; applications of technology-enhanced learning; cross-disciplinary integration in teaching and assessment.
 


My Research Activities

Now retired.