Kurt Lucas

Gruppe Lucas



Molecular and electrical signaling in acute and chronic inflammation

Specific properties of allergens


Interruption of inflammation
by interference with pattern recognition receptors and their pathways
by interference with specific electric signaling in inflammation

To elucidate what makes an allergen causing allergy and how chemical modification, like nitration, influence the allergic potential of allergens.


Group Leader at Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany. 2013-present

PhD in biology 1991, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

During the years 1991 - 2010 in varying positions in industry. Finally head of a patent department, additionally responsible for merger and acquisition and fund raising.

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