Mucociliary Clearance

The airways (bronchial tubes) in the lung are the conduit by which oxygen from outside air is moved to the tiny air sacs, called alveoli, at the ends of the bronchial tubes where gas exchange occurs, allowing oxygen to enter the blood stream to be used by the cells of...

Reproductive Health in PCD

Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is an umbrella term for disorders affecting the structure and/or function of cilia. These defects are due to changes (variants) on genes responsible for producing proteins required for building ciliary structures or for supporting...

Next 5 Year Round of PCD Research Re-funded

We are delighted to announce that the Genetic Disorders of Mucociliary Clearance Consortium (GDMCC) has been re-funded for another five years (years 15-20) of research on PCD and related disorders. Here is the official announcement from the National Center for...