Dr Gwyneth Davies
Senior Lecturer & Honorary Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine
Swansea University Medical School
Telephone: (01792) 513067

Areas of Expertise

  • Asthma and Allergy

Publications

  1. & An epigenome-wide association study of total serum immunoglobulin E concentration. Nature 520(7549), 670-674.
  2. & The epidemiology, healthcare and societal burden and costs of asthma in the UK and its member nations: analyses of standalone and linked national databases. BMC Medicine 14(1)
  3. & Biomarkers in adult asthma: a systematic review of 8-isoprostane in exhaled breath condensate. Journal of Breath Research
  4. et. al. Challenges of harmonising data from UK national health surveys: a case study of attempts to estimate the UK prevalence of asthma. J R Soc Med 108(11), 433-439.
  5. et. al. An epigenome-wide association study of total serum IgE in Hispanic children. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

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Teaching

  • PM-300 Medical Genetics

    The course is designed to provide an advanced study of the identification of human genes and the determination of the influence of human genes upon disease and health status. Gene identification provides targets for the development of new pharmaceuticals and the range of variation present in the population.

Supervision

  • Perceptions of asthma and exercise in children and adolescents (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Melitta Mcnarry
  • Metabolomics/Lipidomics in Asthmatics with reference to the microbiome of the airway. (current)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Prof Julian Hopkin
  • Effects of bariatric weight loss on asthma and inflammatory phenotypes (current)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Prof Catherine Thornton
  • Creating and Utilising a WAles Asthma Observatory to support health policy, health service planning and clinical research (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Ronan Lyons
    Other supervisor: Dr Sarah Rodgers
  • 'Obesity and asthma: the role of innate immunity, adipokines and regulatory T-cells' (awarded 2014)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Prof Catherine Thornton