Mini Medical School – Asthma/COPD

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Breathing Easier: How Pulmonary Research is Changing Lives

Healthy lungs are important defenders in our ongoing fight against infections, allergens, and environmental toxins. Despite our lungs' amazing ability to continuously orchestrate a complex exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide, things can and often do go wrong. Come learn how University of Iowa pulmonary researchers are working to alleviate the pain and suffering of over 36 million Americans who are struggling to catch their breath due to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).


Mini Medical School is for anyone—you don't need a science or medical background to participate. So whether you're a student, teacher, caregiver, retiree, or simply someone with an interest in research and medicine, Mini Medical School is for you!