Research

ISAR Research Updates


2017 ISAR Global Research Project

Research topic prioritized by the ISAR steering committee for the inaugural year 2017:

Title: Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Severe Asthma Patients Worldwide

Aim: To describe and compare the demographic and clinical characteristics of the severe asthma population globally

Characteristics described: Demographic distribution, Medication, Comorbidities, Asthma Control, Eosinophils, and IgE counts, Lung Function, Healthcare Resource Utilization, etc.

4,990 patients from five countries have contributed to this first research project of ISAR.

Final results will be presented at the REG Summit on March 28th, 2019!


2018 ISAR Global Research Project

Research topic prioritized by the ISAR steering committee for the second year 2018:

The Characterization and Comparison of Eosinophilic and Non-eosinophilic Phenotypes of Severe Asthma

Aim: To describe and compare the demographic and clinical features of the eosinophilic versus non-eosinophilic severe asthma phenotypes and to investigate the unique clusters of asthma phenotypes in the ISAR.

Preliminary results will be presented at the REG Summit on March 28th, 2019!


Prioritized Research Projects for 2018

*Note: Funded Studies

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ISAR Electronic Data Capture System

A user friendly, guided, data entry system customized for collecting severe asthma data with data validation checks at the point of data entry.


ISAR Publications

Development of the International Severe Asthma Registry (ISAR): A Modified Delphi Study

Bulathsinhala L, Eleangovan N, Heaney LG, et al. Development of the International Severe Asthma Registry (ISAR): a modified Delphi study. The journal of allergy and clinical immunology In practice 2018.

ISAR Protocol

Protocol detailing the design, development, governance and management of the International Severe Asthma Registry.

Expected Publication Date: Quarter 3, 2019

Severe asthma registries: a global comparison

Aim: To compare and describe data fields currently captured by severe asthma registries across the globe.

Expected Publication Date: Quarter 3, 2019

ISAR Mission Statement

Describing the vision of the ISAR initiative and how ISAR changes and improves the current scope of severe asthma

Expected Publication Date: Quarter 2, 2019