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Recent years have highlighted the close correlation between obesity and asthma. Most studies concluded that obesity is a risk factor for the development of asthma, increases asthma severity, and...
Complement plays critical roles in the innate defense against common pathogens. Our knowledge of the complement system has markedly expanded over the past few years. Novel findings in complement...
The first meeting of the working group complement system („Arbeitskreis Komplementsystem“- AKKS) took place at the University Hospital Eppendorf in Hamburg on March 21, 2019. Christian Karsten...
This year, the Junior Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology e.V. Lübeck (“Junior-Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie”, Junior-GBM) awarded for the first time the Molecular...
Five members of the IRGT 1911 were invited to join the doctoral retreat of the FWF-funded Doctoral Program HOROS (HOst Response to Opportunistic infectionS), headed by the University of Innsbruck in...
In a joint effort, the Köhl lab at the University of Lübeck and the Hogan lab at Cincinnati Children's Hospital uncovered a novel role for the C5a/C5aR1 axis in food allergy. Food-induced...
A joint publication from the Karsten group (ISEF) and the Schmidt group (Dermatology) is now accessible in Frontiers in Immunology. Abstract: Bullous pemphigoid (BP), the most frequent autoimmune...
Researchers from the Karsten and Köhl group found a novel role for C5a in regulating the function of B-1 cells. These cells constitute a unique subpopulation of lymphocytes residing mainly in body...