• Glenn Hearson

Glutamine supplementation in cystic fibrosis

Updated: Jun 10, 2019


Pulmonary infection and malnutrition in cystic fibrosis are associated with decreased survival. Glutamine has a possible anti-microbial effect, with a specific impact against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. We aimed to test the hypothesis that oral glutamine supplementation.


Investigator: Dr Doug Forrester

This research was published in Wiley online library in December 2015:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ppul.23370/abstract;jsessionid=E24CC0E1A65E4814DDD3D820B7ED24AC.f03t03

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