Lutter R.: Controlling lung inflammation

  • Folisi, Caterina (Internal PhD candidate)
  • de Groot, Linsey (Internal PhD candidate)
  • Guo, Lihui (Internal PhD candidate)
  • Ravi, Abilash (Internal PhD candidate)
  • Sabogal Pineros, Yanaika (Internal PhD candidate)
  • Sutterland, Arjen (Internal PhD candidate)
  • Lutter, Rene (Principal investigator)
  • Bal, Suzanne (PostDoc)
  • Dijkhuis, Annemiek (Other)
  • van der Pol, M. A. (PostDoc)

Project Details


Post-transcriptional regulation of inflammatory mediators by bronchial epithelial cells from patients with asthma or COPD: Saheli Chowdhury (post-doc; Netherlands Asthma Foundation). Pilot study into kinetics of inflammatory response (collaboration with dr. Sanja Kezic)

Resolution of inflammation by indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase; Resolve study (Koen van der Sluijs (post-doc), Marianne van de Pol; Netherlands Asthma Foundation). Pilot studies on chronic granulomatous disease (collaboration with Prof. Taco Kuijpers), and on sarcoidosis (collaboration with dr. Rene Jonkers)

ACE, cyclic angiotensin 1-7 and inflammation in ARDS/ALI; (Roelie Wösten, PhD project, EKZ)

Virus-induced exacerbations in asthma; experimental infections with rhinovirus 16: Resolve study (see above). The generation of GMP batch of rhinovirus 16 (EU FP6; UBiopred; Marianne van de Pol). Anti IL-5 treatment to temper virus-induced exacerbations of asthma (Suzanne Bal (post-doc); Koen van der Sluijs: applicant)

start in March 2012: Development of an animal model for corticosteroid insensitive inflammation during virus-induced exacerbation in asthma (EU FP6; UBiopred, Chiesi), Lara Ravanetti (post-doc)
Effective start/end date1/06/2007 → …