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Publications
Journal(s)
TitleJournal NameYear
Comparison of nasal and bronchial epithelial cells obtained from patients with COPD PLoS ONE Vol 7 (3) e32924  DOI 2012
Anti-inflammatory effects of DX-890, a human neutrophil elastase inhibitor Journal of Cystic Fibrosis Vol epub  DOI   2012
EFFECT OF HISTAMINE ON HUMAN NEUTROPHILS Inflammation Research Vol 60 (S335-S335)  2011
Population structure and characterization of viridans group streptococci (VGS) including Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from adult patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) Journal of Cystic Fibrosis Vol 10 (133-139)  DOI   2011
Comparative repeatability of two handheld fractional exhaled nitric oxide monitors. Pediatric Pulmonology Vol epub (133-139)  DOI   2011
Effect of Aspergillus fumigatus and Candida albicans on pro-inflammatory response in cystic fibrosis epithelium. Journal of cystic fibrosis : official journal of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society Vol in press (133-139)  DOI   2011
LUNG CLEARANCE INDEX IS A REPRODUCIBLE AND SENSITIVE MEASURE OF AIRWAYS DISEASE IN BRONCHIECTASIS Thorax Vol 66 (A121-A121)  DOI 2011
Basophil models of homeopathy: a sceptical view Homeopathy Vol 99 (51-56)  DOI   2010
IDENTIFICATION OF H-3 AND H-4 HISTAMINE RECEPTORS ON NORMAL AND CYSTIC FIBROSIS EPITHELIAL CELLS Inflammation Research Vol 59 (S343-S343)  2010
SELDI-TOF analysis of induced sputum from patients with lung cancer, 'at risk' control subjects and healthy control subjects Lung Cancer Vol 60 (S8-S8)  2008
Frequency of cytokine gene promoter polymorphisms in the Northern Ireland Cystic Fibrosis population Journal of Cystic Fibrosis Vol 6 (363-365)  DOI   2007
Neutrophil cell death, activation and bacterial infection in cystic fibrosis Thorax Vol 60(8) (659-664)  DOI 2005
Mast cell degranulation after endobronchial adenosine challenge - Reply Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Vol 115 (1098-1099)  DOI 2005
Adverse reactions to drugs: in vitro studies with isolated cells Inflammation Research Vol 53 (S105-S108)  DOI   2004
Mast cell mediator release in nonasthmatic subjects after endobronchial adenosine challenge Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Vol 114 (34-39)  DOI   2004
Adenosine, inflammation and asthma - a review Inflammation Research Vol 53 (171-178)  DOI   2004
Histamine dilutions modulate basophil activation Inflammation Research Vol 53 (181-188)  DOI   2004
The effect of nicotine on basophil histamine release Inflammation Research Vol 53 (211-214)  DOI   2004
Possible association between passive smoking and lower exhaled nitric oxide in asthmatic children Archives of environmental health Vol 58 (613-616)    2003
Interleukin-4 and interleukin-4 soluble receptor a levels in bronchoalveolar lavage from children with asthma ANNALS OF ALLERGY ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY Vol 90 (429-433)    2003
Neutrophil apoptosis and bacterial infection in cystic fibrosis Thorax Vol 57 (429-433)  2002
The repeatability of nonbronchoscopic bronchoalveolar lavage differential cell counts The European respiratory journal : official journal of the European Society for Clinical Respiratory Vol 18 (1009-1012)    2001
Oxidative stress and increased type-IV collagenase levels in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from newborn babies Pediatric Research Vol 50 (29-33)    2001
Oxidative stress in lavage fluid of preterm infants at risk of chronic lung disease AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LUNG CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY Vol 281 (L1386-L1391)    2001
Chronic cough in children: bronchoalveolar lavage findings European Respiratory Journal Vol 16 (1109-1114)    2000
Is there an association between angiotensin-converting enzyme gene variants and chronic nonproductive cough? Chest Vol 118 (1091-1094)    2000
Sensory neuropeptides induce histamine release from bronchoalveolar lavage cells in both nonasthmatic coughers and cough variant asthmatics Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Vol 30 (225-232)    2000
Clinical consequences of mast cell heterogeneity Inflammation Research Vol 49 (147-154)    2000
Serum eosinophilic cationic protein and blood eosinophil counts for the prediction of the presence of airways inflammation in children with wheezing Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Vol 29 (1382-1389)    1999
Adenosine induces histamine release from human bronchoalveolar lavage mast cells Clinical Science Vol 96 (349-355)    1999
Inflammatory mediators in bronchoalveolar lavage samples from children with and without asthma Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Vol 29 (362-366)    1999
Bronchoalveolar lavage findings in patients with chronic nonproductive cough European Respiratory Journal Vol 13 (59-65)    1999
Adenosine, mast cells and asthma Inflammation Research Vol 48 (301-307)    1999
Pharmacological regulation of mediator release from human mast cells Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Vol 28 (1171-1173)  1998
In vitro effects of the pyrethroid S-bioallethrin on lymphocytes and basophils from atopic and nonatopic subjects Allergy Vol 53 (1052-1059)    1998
Evaluation and outcome of patients with chronic non-productive cough using a comprehensive diagnostic protocol Thorax Vol 53 (738-743)    1998
Neurokinin A is the predominant tachykinin in human bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in normal and asthmatic subjects Thorax Vol 53 (357-362)    1998
Histamine release from bronchoalveolar lavage cells from asthmatic subjects after allergen challenge and relationship to the late asthmatic response Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Vol 28 (196-204)    1998
Bronchoalveolar lavage findings suggest two different forms of childhood asthma Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Vol 27 (1027-1035)    1997
Histamine release from human bronchoalveolar lavage mast cells by neurokinin A and bradykinin Inflammation Research Vol 46 (306-309)    1997
A comparison of three standard methods of identifying mast cells in endobronchial biopsies in normal and asthmatic subjects Allergy Vol 52 (836-843)    1997
Structure activity studies of mast cell activation and hypotension induced by neuropeptide Y (NPY), centrally truncated and C-terminal NPY analogues British Journal of Pharmacology Vol 117 (325-332)    1996
Investigating paediatric airways by non-bronchoscopic lavage: Normal cellular data Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Vol 26 (799-806)    1996
Influence of alpha-helicity, amphipathicity and D-amino acid incorporation on the peptide-induced mast cell activation EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY-MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY SECTION Vol 291 (291-300)    1995
EFFECT OF IN-VIVO AND IN-VITRO LOVASTATIN TREATMENT ON MAST-CELL ACTIVATION International Archives of Allergy and Immunology Vol 108 (240-246)    1995
MODULATORY ACTION OF HELICOBACTER-PYLORI ON HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM MAST-CELLS AND BASOPHILS IN-VITRO Journal of Medical Microbiology Vol 42 (386-393)    1995
SUBSTANCE-P INDUCES HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM HUMAN PULMONARY MAST-CELLS Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Vol 25 (179-186)    1995
ELECTRONIC CELL COUNTING TO MEASURE TOTAL CELL NUMBERS IN BRONCHOALVEOLAR LAVAGE FLUID European Respiratory Journal Vol 7 (1527-1531)    1994
ROLE OF INTRACELLULAR AND EXTRACELLULAR CALCIUM IN HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM RAT PERITONEAL MAST-CELLS Agents and actions Vol 43 (144-148)    1994
INCIDENCE AND CLINICAL IMPORTANCE OF PERIOPERATIVE HISTAMINE-RELEASE - RANDOMIZED STUDY OF VOLUME LOADING AND ANTIHISTAMINES AFTER INDUCTION OF ANESTHESIA Lancet Vol 343 (933-940)    1994
INTRAVASCULAR ANTI-IGE CHALLENGE IN PERFUSED LUNGS - MEDIATOR RELEASE AND VASCULAR PRESSOR-RESPONSE Journal of Applied Physiology Vol 71 (2499-2506)    1991
HISTAMINE-RELEASE INDUCED BY RADIOGRAPHIC CONTRAST-MEDIA - COMPARISON BETWEEN PULMONARY AND PERITONEAL MAST-CELLS DERIVED FROM NORMOTENSIVE AND SPONTANEOUSLY HYPERTENSIVE RATS International archives of allergy and applied immunology Vol 92 (203-208)  1990
HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM CANINE LUNG AND LIVER MAST-CELLS INDUCED BY RADIOGRAPHIC CONTRAST-MEDIA Agents and actions Vol 27 (101-103)  1989
RADIOGRAPHIC CONTRAST MEDIA-INDUCED HISTAMINE-RELEASE - A COMPARATIVE-STUDY WITH MAST-CELLS FROM DIFFERENT SPECIES Agents and actions Vol 27 (104-106)  1989
THE EFFECT OF SERINE ESTERASE INHIBITORS ON IONOPHORE-INDUCED HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM HUMAN PULMONARY MAST-CELLS Agents and actions Vol 23 (198-200)  1988
PREDICTION OF RISK FOR PSEUDOALLERGIC REACTIONS AND HISTAMINE-RELEASE IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING ANESTHESIA AND SURGERY - A COMPUTER-AIDED MODEL USING INDEPENDENCE-BAYES Agents and actions Vol 23 (366-369)  1988
ISOLATION OF MAST-CELLS FROM RABBIT LUNG AND LIVER - COMPARISON OF HISTAMINE-RELEASE INDUCED BY THE HYPNOTICS ALTHESIN AND PROPANIDID Agents and actions Vol 20 (219-222)  1987
MODULATION OF HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM RAT PERITONEAL MAST-CELLS BY NONCYTOTOXIC CONCENTRATIONS OF THE DETERGENTS CREMOPHOR EL (OXETHYLATED CASTOR-OIL) AND TRITON X100 - A POSSIBLE EXPLANATION FOR UNEXPECTED ADVERSE DRUG-REACTIONS Agents and actions Vol 18 (235-238)  1986
COMPARISON OF THE HISTAMINE-RELEASING ACTIVITY OF CREMOPHOR EL AND SOME OF ITS DERIVATIVES IN 2 EXPERIMENTAL-MODELS - THE INVIVO ANESTHETIZED DOG AND INVITRO RAT PERITONEAL MAST-CELLS Agents and actions Vol 16 (265-268)  1985
HISTAMINE-RELEASE IN ANESTHESIA AND SURGERY - A SYSTEMATIC-APPROACH TO RISK IN THE PERIOPERATIVE PERIOD International anesthesiology clinics Vol 23 (41-66)  1985
FUNCTIONAL-CHARACTERISTICS OF MUCOSAL AND CONNECTIVE-TISSUE MAST-CELLS OF MAN, THE RAT AND OTHER ANIMALS International archives of allergy and applied immunology Vol 77 (274-276)  1985
MEASUREMENT OF PROSTAGLANDIN-D2 AND IDENTIFICATION OF METABOLITES IN HUMAN-PLASMA DURING INTRAVENOUS-INFUSION Prostaglandins Vol 28 (743-754)  1984
FUNCTIONAL-HETEROGENEITY OF MAST-CELLS, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE GASTROINTESTINAL-TRACT ALLERGOLOGIE Vol 7 (276-281)  1984
PROSTAGLANDIN AND HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM STIMULATED RAT PERITONEAL MAST-CELLS Agents and actions Vol 14 (397-400)  1984
ACTION OF 3-ISOBUTYL-1-METHYLXANTHINE AND PROSTAGLANDIN-D2 AND PROSTAGLANDIN-E1 ON HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM RAT AND GUINEA-PIG MAST-CELLS International archives of allergy and applied immunology Vol 72 (289-293)  1983
DO ANTI-ALLERGIC AGENTS PREVENT HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM MAST-CELLS BY ACTING ON RECEPTOR-MEDIATED CALCIUM CHANNELS Monographs in allergy Vol 18 (220-222)  1983
MAST-CELLS ISOLATED FROM GUINEA-PIG LUNG - CHARACTERIZATION AND STUDIES ON HISTAMINE-SECRETION Agents and actions Vol 13 (122-126)  1983
CALCIUM-ANTAGONISTS AND HISTAMINE-SECRETION FROM RAT PERITONEAL MAST-CELLS Agents and actions Vol 13 (144-148)  1983
SOME CHARACTERISTICS OF HISTAMINE-SECRETION FROM MAST-CELLS TREATED WITH IONOMYCIN International archives of allergy and applied immunology Vol 69 (86-88)  1982
ANALYSIS OF PICOMOLAR CONCENTRATIONS OF 6-OXO-PROSTAGLANDIN F1-ALPHA IN BIOLOGICAL-FLUIDS Journal of Chromatography B: Analytical Technologies in the Biomedical and Life Sciences Vol 239 (71-80)  1982
HISTAMINE-RELEASE - HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM HUMAN PULMONARY MAST-CELLS Agents and actions Vol 12 (60-63)  1982
LECTIN-INDUCED HISTAMINE-SECRETION FROM ISOLATED RAT AND GUINEA-PIG MAST-CELLS Biochemical Pharmacology Vol 30 (2179-2181)  1981
ROLE OF INTRACELLULAR AND EXTRACELLULAR CALCIUM IN HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM RAT PERITONEAL MAST-CELLS Agents and actions Vol 11 (51-54)  1981
INHIBITION OF HISTAMINE-SECRETION FROM MAST-CELLS Nature Vol 289 (186-187)  1981
DIFFERENTIAL REACTIVITY OF ISOLATED MAST-CELLS FROM THE RAT AND GUINEA-PIG European Journal of Pharmacology Vol 66 (339-345)  1980
SOME STUDIES ON THE RELEASE OF HISTAMINE FROM MAST-CELLS STIMULATED WITH POLYLYSINE British Journal of Pharmacology Vol 70 (329-334)  1980
BOUND CALCIUM IN HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM MAST-CELLS CELL BIOLOGY INTERNATIONAL REPORTS Vol 4 (745-745)  1980
CALCIUM POOLS INVOLVED IN HISTAMINE-RELEASE FROM RAT MAST-CELLS International archives of allergy and applied immunology Vol 62 (467-471)  1980
INHIBITION OF HISTAMINE-RELEASE INDUCED BY COMPOUND 48-80 AND PEPTIDE-401 IN THE PRESENCE AND ABSENCE OF CALCIUM - IMPLICATIONS FOR THE MODE OF ACTION OF ANTI-ALLERGIC COMPOUNDS Agents and actions Vol 10 (222-228)  1980
ISOLATION AND SOME PROPERTIES OF MAST-CELLS FROM THE MESENTERY OF THE RAT AND GUINEA-PIG Agents and actions Vol 10 (124-131)  1980
EFFECT OF CYCLIC-AMP ON HISTAMINE-RELEASE INDUCED BY COMPOUND 48-80 International archives of allergy and applied immunology Vol 60 (461-464)  1979
SOME STUDIES ON THE MECHANISM OF ACTION OF ANTIBODIES TO NERVE GROWTH-FACTOR Neuroscience Vol 4 (1391-1398)  1979
STUDIES ON HISTAMINE-RELEASE INDUCED BY COMPOUND-48-80 AND PEPTIDE-401 Agents and actions Vol 9 (63-64)  1979
MECHANISM OF IMMUNOSYMPATHECTOMY EXPERIENTIA Vol 34 (1371-1372)  1978
Conference Contribution(s)
TitleYear
Flow-cytometric analysis of basophil activation: inhibition by histamine at conventional and homeopathic concentrations 2001
Inhibition of human basophil degranulation by successive histamine dilutions: Results of a European multi-centre trial 1999
The modulatory effects of WE-14 on histamine release from rat peritoneal mast cells 1997
NEUROPEPTIDE Y-INDUCED MAST-CELL ACTIVATION 1994