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Head: Cezmi A. Akdis
Degree: Prof. M.D.


Phone: +41 (0) 81 410 08 41
E-mail: akdisac(a)siaf.uzh.ch

Group members:
  1. Can Altunbulakli
  2. Alba Angelina Querencias
  3. Tadech Boonpiyathad
  4. Anita Dreher
  5. Çağatay Karaaslan
  6. Krzysztof Krawczyk
  7. Nonhlanhla Lunjani
  8. Urszula Radzikowska
  9. Beate Rückert
  10. Arturo Rinaldi
  11. Fiorella Ruchti
  12. Pattraporn Satitsuksanoa
  13. Milena Sokolowska
  14. Brecht Steelant
  15. Sanne Steengaard
  16. Marlena Tynecka
  17. Ming Wang
  18. Paulina Wawrzyniak

Immunology

Immunology / Cellular Allergy

Substantial progress in understanding mechanisms of immune regulation in allergy, asthma, autoimmune diseases, tumors, organ transplantation and chronic infections has led to a variety of possibilities for targeted therapeutic approaches. In chronic allergic inflammation, immune system cells and their cytokines interact with resident tissue cells, which leads to a series of tissue events after the activation, and proinflammatory cytokine.

and chemokine release from both sides. Some of these events seem to be part of the immune pathology, such as basement membrane thickening, epithelial death, desquamation and spongiosis, however, they also act as mechanisms that control the severity of tissue inflammation.

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