Spontaneous protein crystallisation as a driver of type 2 immunity
This talk provides insights into the crystal accumulation and mucus plugging as a driver of severe asthma.
- Type 2 immunity to helminths
- Review the current role of type 2 immunity in mucus plugging
- Biophysical properties of pathologic mucus
- Gain insights into the concept that proteins can crystallise
Professor Bart Lambrecht is a professor of pulmonary medicine at ErasmusMC University of Ghent in Belgium. In addition, he has been the director of the VIB Inflammation Research Center, hosting 400 Scientists. The research in this unit is centred around the role of antigen-presenting in asthma and respiratory viral infection.
Learn more about Professor Bart Lambrecht here.
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