Priority Research Area Asthma and Allergy

Biochemical Immunology

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Prof. Dr. Frank Petersen
Prof. Dr. Frank Petersen
04537 / 188-4510
04537 / 188-6450
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Mission

Our goal is to understand the pathophysiological processes in the effector phase of asthma and COPD and thereby to identify new therapeutic targets for the treatment of these diseases. In particular, we investigate the regulatory mechanisms underlying the interaction of receptor-activating autoantibodies, mast cells and neutrophils in the pathogenesis of asthma.