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Molecular genetic studies in epithelial cells of lung cancer and COPD patients

17 September 2008

PhD ceremony: mw. M.C. Boelens, 13.15 uur, Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

Thesis: Molecular genetic studies in epithelial cells of lung cancer and COPD patients

Promotor(s): prof. H.M. Groen, mw. prof. D.S. Postma, prof. W. Timens

Faculty: Medical Sciences

 

The main research question of this thesis was to study genetic aberrations in lung tissue in relation to smoke and COPD. Inhaled cigarette smoke will first contact the bronchial epithelial cells of the lungs. In this thesis project we investigated which gene expression changes occurred in these epithelial cells as a consequence of smoking and which changes occurred in the epithelial cells in COPD patients.

 

Last modified:15 September 2017 3.38 p.m.

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