Publication in Nature Communications
Weissmann et al.: Activation of TRPC6 channels is essential for lung ischaemia-reperfusion induced oedema in mice. Nat. Commun. 3: 649 doi.10.1038/ncomms1660 (2012)
Top publication in the Area of COPD!
Seimetz et al: Inducible NOS inhibition reverses tobacco-smoke-induced emphysema and pulmonary hypertension. Cell 147 (2): 293-305 (14 October 2011)
UGMLC Scientist receives von-Behring-Röntgen Junior Scientist Award
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Dr. Christina Nassenstein (Institute for Cell Biology and Anatomy, JLU Giessen) and Dr. Sebastian Kerzel (Paediatrics Clinic, Philipps-University Marburg) received the von-Behring Röntgen Junior Scientist Award for their work on Asthma and Allergy. Dr. Nassenstein´s research is focused on the complex communication between the airways and the nervous system . Among other topics, she is particularly interested in the relationship between the environment and asthma development. Dr. Kerzel received the award for his work on the mechanisms involved in the development of allergies (in particular on the role of immunglobulin E).
Two new top-publications from the departments of Hematology/Oncology/Pneumology
1. Targeting non-malignant disorders with tyrosine kinase inhibitors. Grimminger F, Schermuly RT, Ghofrani HA. Nature Reviews. 2010 Dec;9(12):956-70. http://www.nature.com/nrd/journal/v9/n12/full/nrd3297.html
2. Romiplostim or standard of care in patients with immune thrombocytopenia. Kuter DJ, Rummel M, Boccia R et al. N Engl J Med. 2010 Nov 11;363(20):1889-99. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1002625
Outstanding double success for medical Science: JLU as location for the German Centre of Lung Research and the German Centre of Infection Research - General Management in Giessen, in cooperation with the University of Marburg and other partners