Inflammatory Processes

Research Group Dr. Kurt Lucas

Key Topics

  • Molecular processes in chronic inflammation & allergies
  • Elucidation of chemical mechanisms and cyclic processes of the innate immune system
  • Characterization of therapeutic agents from herbal extracts
  • Molecular hydrogen as a radical scavenger in diseases

Methods

  • Cell culture
  • Immunoassays (ELISA), luminescence assays, Luminex Megpix
  • Quatitative PCR, in situ PCR
  • Fluorescence microscopy
  • HPLC / FPLC
  • All basic techniques in molecular biology
  • Superresolution microscopy
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The Pattern Recognition Radical Cycle of acute and chronic inflammation.