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Seeking novel therapies against a range of respiratory diseases

At Novartis, our focus is on improving the lives of the hundreds of millions of people living with respiratory diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and severe allergic asthma.

Reimagining asthma care: how data and digital could bring asthma management goals within reach

Bertrand Bodson explains the Novartis strategy for digital innovation in asthma care.

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Novartis Respiratory Focus Areas

Severe Allergic Asthma

Severe allergic asthma is a specific form of asthma that requires specialist care and support. Patients with severe asthma may have breathing difficulties and are at risk of serious exacerbations - coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness - that require hospital treatment.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 

COPD is a progressive lung disease characterized by airflow limitation in the lungs that interferes with normal breathing. Patients over time experience exercise limitations that make daily activities increasingly difficult.