prof. dr. D.S. (Dirkje) Postma

prof. dr. D.S. (Dirkje) Postma
+31 50 361 3532

Professional profile

Job title:
Professor in Pulmonology
Other positions:
Additional activities: Member of Advisy Boards of Boehringer Ingelheim, Nycomed, AstraZeneca, GSK and TEVA on invitation; member of the Advisory Board for Health.
My reserach focuses on asthma and COPD and realted topics; it encompassess both clinical, in vitro, animal and translational studies.
Most recent publications:

Heijink, I.H., Vellenga, E., Oostendorp, J., Monchy, J.G.R. de, Postma, D.S, & Kauffman, H.F (2005). Exposure to TARC alters beta(2)-adrenergic receptor signaling in human peripheral blood T lymphocytes. American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, 289(1), L53-L59. full text
Oostendorp, J., Postma, D.S, Volders, H., Jongepier, H., Kauffman, H.F, Boezen, H.M., Meyers, D.A., Bleecker, E.R., Nelemans, S.A., Zaagsma, J, & Meurs, H (2005). Differential desensitization of homozygous haplotypes of the beta(2)-adrenergic receptor in lymphocytes. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 172(3), 322-328. full text
Wouda, H.J. Van der, Zaagsma, J, Postma, D.S, Winter, T.H., Hulst, M. van der, & Aalbers, H.L. (2005). Detrimental effects of beta-blockers in COPD - A concern for nonselective beta-blockers. Chest, 127(3), 818-824.
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