Lung and Allergy Research Centre

The Lung & Allergy Research Centre (LARC) is focused on undertaking scientific research to understand the pathogenesis of asthma and other chronic pulmonary diseases, with particular interests in allergic inflammation and host defence against respiratory viral infections.

Our Vision 

To understand how the immune system functions in health and disease in order to improve outcomes for people with asthma, allergies and chronic lung diseases. 

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Lung and Allergy Research Centre is a participating partner with The Centre of Excellence in Severe Asthma, which brings together researchers from across Australia. Funded by the NHMRC, we are developing innovative approaches to understand why severe asthma occurs, developing tools and programmes to improve disease management and improving access to new therapies.

Go to the Severe Asthma Toolkit

Contact us

Lung and Allergy Research Centre
Level 5, Translational Research Institute (TRI)
37 Kent Street
Woolloongabba QLD 4102

Fax: +61 7 3443 7779

Professor John Upham
Phone: +61 7 3443 8024