Priority Research Area Asthma and Allergy

Autoimmunity of the Lung

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Experimental models

  • AT1R-induced mouse model for SSc
  • PBMC transfer induced humanized mouse model for SSc
  • Ro60 peptide induced mouse model for pSS
  • Antibody transfer induced mouse model for epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA)


  • Determination and quantification of fibrosis in skin and lung
  • Determination of the vasculopathy
  • Determination of the cell composition of inflmatory cells
  • IgG isolation and transfer
  • Splenocytes isolation and transfer
  • B cell Epitope mapping

Neutrophil biology

  • Nuetrophil isolation and culture
  • Neutrophil functions and activation in vitro in vivo
  • Neutrophil proteases: functions and activity