Alaa S. Tulbah

Learn More
Simvastatin (SV), a drug of the statin class currently used orally as an anti-cholesterolemic via the inhibition of the 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl-Coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase, has been found not only to reduce cholesterol but also to have several other pharmacological actions that might be beneficial in airway inflammatory diseases. Currently, there is(More)
The aim of this study is to evaluate the biological effects of Calu-3 epithelial cells in response to the delivery of simvastatin (SV) via solution pressurized metered dose inhaler (pMDI). SV pMDI was aerosolised onto Calu-3 air-interface epithelial cells using a modified glass twin stage impinger. The transport of SV across Calu-3 cells, mucus production,(More)
  • 1