Research in the Division of Asthma Research
The Division of Asthma Research is committed to improving the health of children with asthma. Our division uses basic, translational and clinical approaches of research to investigate how asthma and other allergic diseases develop in early childhood. Our team consists of a variety of specialists such as physicians, basic laboratory scientists, environmental health scientists, epidemiologists, clinical research coordinators, database specialist and a quantitative geneticist. Dr. Gurjit Khurana Hershey has over 20 years’ experience in mentoring postdocs, residents, fellows, and junior faculty. She has been a very successful mentor, teacher, and leader. Dr. Gurjit Khurana Hershey has trained over 80 trainees in her laboratory and 14 of her trainees now hold independent academic faculty positions. Collectively, her trainees have gone on to secure 39 external grants and publish over 500 manuscripts. The Division of Asthma Research is devoted to providing each individual within our division an outstanding educational and work experience. We are interested in recruiting self-driven individuals who want to join us and make a difference for children with Asthma.