The Asthma and Airway Translational Research Unit (AATRU) is a group of health-care research professionals from the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at Washington University School of Medicine. Kuharu Sumino, MD, serves as the director of the AATRU and lead researcher.

Our research team of clinicians and experienced AATRU research coordinators conducts a variety of research studies that all serve common goals — to help you fight asthma and COPD and to advance asthma and COPD treatment.