The Lung Microbiome in Health and Disease

Following on from last week’s blog on the effect of tobacco smoke on the sinonasal microbiome, this week’s entry details research into the lung microbiome in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive and potentially fatal lung disease caused predominantly by smoking.  In a February, 2011 study, published online in PLoS ONE, John Erb-Downward and […]