Pediatric asthma: An unmet need for more effective, focused treatments

Nikolaos G. Papadopoulos, Adnan Custovic, Michael D. Cabana, Sharon D. Dell, Antoine Deschildre, Gunilla Hedlin, Elham Hossny, Peter Le Souef, Paolo M. Matricardi, Antonio Nieto, Wanda Phipatanakul, Paulo M. Pitrez, Petr Pohunek, Marcela Gavornikova, Xavier Jaumont, David B. Price

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Background Despite remarkable advances in our understanding of asthma, there are still several unmet needs associated with the management of pediatric asthma. Methods A two-day, face-to-face meeting was held in London, United Kingdom, on October 28 and 29, 2017, involving a group of international expert clinicians and scientists in asthma management to discuss the challenges and unmet needs that remain to be addressed in pediatric asthma. Results These unmet needs include a lack of clinical efficacy and safety evidence, and limited availability of non-steroid-based alternative therapies in patients

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-16
Number of pages10
JournalPediatric Allergy and Immunology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2019


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