In the framework of its work on protecting the lungs of preterm infants, the PremUp Foundation has created a program to identify the inflammatory mechanisms that cause this pathology and has developed new treatments to fight this disabling illness.
The Air Liquide Foundation supports this research program currently conducted in the neonatal medicine department of the Hôpital Cochin in Paris.
The goals of the research are:
This fundamental and clinical research carried out over three years aims at conquering this respiratory ailment that still carries serious consequences. These premature infants tend to have respiratory problems during their early childhood (bronchiolitis, asthma) and disturbances of their neurological development, their learning capacity and their growth.
Created in 2007 and supported by the ministries of research, healthcare and social affairs, the PremUp Foundation for scientific cooperation brings together a network of research and caregiver teams that are devoted to the protection of pregnant women, the prevention of premature births and the treatment of its complications. www.premup.org