• Room 02.020 - CEM

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Professor Taggart is open to wide-ranging PhD applications from candidates with a basic science or clinical background. His fields of interest include: - acute and chronic lung disease eg. Cystic Fibrosis (CF), Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Respiratory Innate Immunity - Protease and protease inhibitor function in lung disease Previous research experience is desirable although not essential.

1994 …2020
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Research Output 1994 2019

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Review article
2019
4 Citations (Scopus)
124 Downloads (Pure)

Respiratory viral infection: A potential “missing link” in the pathogenesis of COPD

Linden, D., Guo-Parke, H., Coyle, P. V., Fairley, D., McAuley, D. F., Taggart, C. C. & Kidney, J., 31 Mar 2019, In : European Respiratory Review. 28, 151, 14 p., 180063.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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Virus Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Disease Progression
Molecular Diagnostic Techniques
2018
96 Downloads (Pure)

Proteases and Their Inhibitors in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Dey, T., Kalita, J., Weldon, S. & Taggart, C. C., 28 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Medicine. 7, 9, p. 1-20 244.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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Protease Inhibitors
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Peptide Hydrolases
Therapeutics
Drug Delivery Systems
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)
284 Downloads (Pure)

The Role of Whey Acidic Protein Four-Disulfide-Core Proteins in Respiratory Health and Disease

Small, D. M., Doherty, D. F., Dougan, C. M., Weldon, S. & Taggart, C. C., 01 Apr 2017, In : Biological Chemistry. 398, 3, p. 425-440

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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Disulfides
Health
Elafin
Secretory Leukocyte Peptidase Inhibitor
Proteins
2015
46 Citations (Scopus)
347 Downloads (Pure)

The Role of Serine Proteases and Antiproteases in the Cystic Fibrosis Lung

Twigg, M. S., Brockbank, S., Lowry, P., FitzGerald, S. P., Taggart, C. & Weldon, S., 2015, In : Mediators of Inflammation. 2015, 293053.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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Serine Proteases
Protease Inhibitors
Cystic Fibrosis
Neutrophils
Lung
2010
24 Citations (Scopus)

Antiproteases as therapeutics to target inflammation in cystic fibrosis.

Quinn, D., Weldon, S. & Taggart, C., Apr 2010, In : The open respiratory medicine journal. 4, p. 20-31

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Protease Inhibitors
Cystic Fibrosis
Inflammation
Peptide Hydrolases
Infection