Chronic obstructive Pulmonary disease
Biochemical or cell culture techniques
Use of natural products with antiviral, antioxidants and anti inflammatory properties
Techniques Umadevi Sajjan Uses:
I employ alternative approaches and techniques based on the literature and experience to solve scientific problems.
Umadevi Sajjan's Problem Solving Skills:
primary airway epithelial cell culture
Animals models for chronic obstructive lung disease
rhinovirus lung infection model
Allergic lung disease - asthma
Umadevi Sajjan's Problem Solving Experience:
I am a scientific researcher and spend at least 50% of my time planning and solving the scientific problems that research poses. My area of expertise is Innate immune responses of airway epithelial cells to infections and how it affects the outcome of infection. I have developed mouse models of rhinovirus infection, mouse of model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, allergic asthma, cystic fibrosis lung infections.