Project

Development of an in vivo two-photon microscopy platform to study dynamic interactions in the immune system of the lung

Duration
01 January 2009 → 31 October 2013
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Animal biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Immunology
    • Respiratory medicine
    • Immunology
    • Respiratory medicine
    • Immunology
    • Respiratory medicine
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Veterinary medicine
Keywords
dendritic cells asthma dual photon imaging toll like receptors
 
Project description

To get better insight into the pathogenesis of immune-mediated disease, we will in the future have to dynamically visualize cells in their anatomical context. This project will develop an imaging platform to visualize dendritic cells in the airways. The platform wil be validated in a series of in vivo experiments addressing the role of toll like receptors on epithelial cells.