• About the ILH

    The Institute for Lung Health uncovers the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the maintenance of lung health and their failure in lung disease, and develops etiology-based preventive and regenerative therapies.
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    Research at the ILH focuses on the parenchymal/vascular lung compartment with a strong translational mission. This includes the topics of Resilience, Remodeling, Repair and Regeneration.
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    In the ILH, special emphasis is given to the training, support and career development of junior scientists in lung biology and pulmonary medicine.
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ILH News

Pulmonary hypertension: Molecular investigation of the remodelling processes in the heart

DZL scientist Prof. Dr. Soni Savai Pullamsetti and her team have discovered signalling pathways involved in developing right heart failure in patients with pulmonary hypertension. The findings, published in the journal Nature Cardiovascular Research, provide new biomarkers for diagnosis and targets for future therapies.

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Institute for Lung Health gets a home

A new building for the Institute for Lung Health (ILH) is being constructed at the DZL site in Gießen, Marburg, Bad Nauheim.

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Rajkumar Savai receives the „Mid-Career Achievement Award“ of the American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Professor Rajkumar Savai, MD, was awarded the Thoracic Oncology “Mid-Career Achievement Award” for his significant and meaningful contribution to thoracic oncology research at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference in Washington, DC, USA.

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