Nanjing is a city with alternating seasons. When the season changes, it is easy to cause some respiratory diseases. Asthma is one of them.
Asthma can be triggered when people are exposed to allergens, or when they are overworked, or when they catch a cold.
Asthma influence 334 million people in the world. In China, the average prevalence of asthma has been on the rise in recent years, but The diagnosis and treatment rate is still at a very low level.
However, the drugs used nowadays cannot meet the needs of long-term treatment.
At present, the drugs used cannot meet the needs of long-term treatment. Medication is also troublesome. Patients need new drugs.
Therefore, NJU-China hope to use the tools of synthetic biology to develop a therapeutic model of self-administration, which can treat asthma more accurately and easily.