Inflammatory lung diseases are highly complex in respect of pathogenesis and relationships between inflammation, clinical disease and response to treatment. Sophisticated large-scale analytical methods to quantify gene expression (transcriptomics), proteins (proteomics), lipids (lipidomics) and metabolites (metabolomics) in the lungs, blood and urine are now available to identify biomarkers that define disease in terms of combined clinical, physiological and patho-biological abnormalities. The aspiration is that these approaches will improve diagnosis, i.e. define pathological phenotypes, and facilitate the monitoring of disease and therapy, and also, unravel underlying molecular pathways. Biomarker studies can either select predefined biomarker(s) measured by specific methods or apply an "unbiased" approach involving detection platforms that are indiscriminate in focus. This article reviews the technologies presently available to study biomarkers of lung disease within the 'omics field. The contributions of the individual 'omics analytical platforms to the field of respiratory diseases are summarised, with the goal of providing background on their respective abilities to contribute to systems medicine-based studies of lung disease.

Wheelock, C., Goss, V., Belgoma, D., Brandsma, J., Skipp, P., Snowden, S., Burg, D., D'Amico, A., Horvath, I., Chaiboonchoe, A., Ahmed, H., Ballereau, S., Rossios, C., Chung, K., Montuschi, P., Adcock, I., Postle, A., Dahlén, S., Rowe, A., Sterk, P., Auffray, C., Djukanovic, R., Fowler, S., Application of 'omics technologies to biomarker discovery in inflammatory lung diseases., <<EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL>>, 2013; 42 (3): 802-825. [doi:10.1183/09031936.00078812] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/53908]

Application of 'omics technologies to biomarker discovery in inflammatory lung diseases.

Montuschi, Paolo;
2013

Abstract

Inflammatory lung diseases are highly complex in respect of pathogenesis and relationships between inflammation, clinical disease and response to treatment. Sophisticated large-scale analytical methods to quantify gene expression (transcriptomics), proteins (proteomics), lipids (lipidomics) and metabolites (metabolomics) in the lungs, blood and urine are now available to identify biomarkers that define disease in terms of combined clinical, physiological and patho-biological abnormalities. The aspiration is that these approaches will improve diagnosis, i.e. define pathological phenotypes, and facilitate the monitoring of disease and therapy, and also, unravel underlying molecular pathways. Biomarker studies can either select predefined biomarker(s) measured by specific methods or apply an "unbiased" approach involving detection platforms that are indiscriminate in focus. This article reviews the technologies presently available to study biomarkers of lung disease within the 'omics field. The contributions of the individual 'omics analytical platforms to the field of respiratory diseases are summarised, with the goal of providing background on their respective abilities to contribute to systems medicine-based studies of lung disease.
2013
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Wheelock, C., Goss, V., Belgoma, D., Brandsma, J., Skipp, P., Snowden, S., Burg, D., D'Amico, A., Horvath, I., Chaiboonchoe, A., Ahmed, H., Ballereau, S., Rossios, C., Chung, K., Montuschi, P., Adcock, I., Postle, A., Dahlén, S., Rowe, A., Sterk, P., Auffray, C., Djukanovic, R., Fowler, S., Application of 'omics technologies to biomarker discovery in inflammatory lung diseases., <<EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL>>, 2013; 42 (3): 802-825. [doi:10.1183/09031936.00078812] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/53908]
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