NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – British medical research charity MRC Technology announced today that it has partnered with Asthma UK, the British Lung Foundation, and AstraZeneca to study the link between epigenetics and respiratory disease, with the goal of discovering new treatments for asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and other lung disorders.

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