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Researchers Funded to Study Links Between Depression and Asthma

Updated March 31, 2016

Bruce D. Miller, MD and Beatrice L. Wood, PhD, both professors of psychiatry and pediatrics, are principal investigators on a $3.1 million National Institutes of Health grant being used to test the hypothesis that treating a parent’s or caregiver’s depression will result in an improvement of a child’s asthma. Heather K. Lehman, MD, clinical associate professor of pediatrics, is a co-investigator on the study.