The German Center for Lung Research
The German Center for Lung Research (DZL) is an association of the leading university and non-university institutions dedicated to lung research in Germany. Using translational research methods, the DZL seeks to jointly develop new approaches for the prevention, diagnosis and therapy of serious lung diseases including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) , cystic fibrosis, diffuse parenchymal lung disease (DPLD), endstage lung disease, lung cancer, pneumonia and acute lung injury, and pulmonary hypertension.
DZL Researcher receives Alavi-Mandell Publication Award
Finding may have significance for the treatment of pulmary emphysema.