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prof. dr. B.N. (Barbro) Melgert

Hoogleraar Respiratoire Immunologie

Open positions: We currently have no open positions.

Ongoing Research Support

2019-2020 ZONMW Microplastics grant together with Prof Reinoud Gosens (GRIP), Dr Anna Salvati (GRIP), and Dr Matthew Cole (Plymouth Marine Laboratory). Coordinating PI: Barbro N. Melgert. Title: What is the impact of microplastic fibers on our lungs?

2017-2019 RESPIRE ERS/EU fellowship for Dr M. Kwiatkowski. Title: Proteomics-based Pharmacological Biochemistry (P2B2)” - A strategy to identify protein species and signaling pathways regulating inflammatory responses of pulmonary macrophages in NFκB-mediated inflammation and COPD. 

2015 - 2020 Consortium grant from the Dutch Lung Fund  together with Lutter of AMC and Martinez of Oxford University. Coordinating PI: Barbro N. Melgert. Title: Does high baseline oxidative stress attenuate macrophage function during exacerbations of COPD and asthma? 

2014 - 2020 Grant from the Penderfonds of the Organisation of Dutch Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients to fund the exchange of human fibrotic lung tissue between RUG/UMCG and Erasmus MC in Rotterdam. PIs: Barbro N. Melgert and Bernt van der Blink.

Completed Research Support

2016- 2017 Grant from Roche for fibrosis research together with Olinga (GRIP) and Faber/Dijkstra (UMCG)

2011 – 2015 Start up grant from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Groningen. PI: Barbro N. Melgert. Title: The role of macrophages in the development of pulmonary fibrosis and COPD. 

2011 – 2015 Research grant from the Netherlands Asthma Foundation. PI: Barbro N. Melgert. Title: The role of alternatively activated macrophages in the pathogenesis of asthma. 

2006 – 2009 The role of sex hormones in the pathogenesis of asthma, funded by Netherlands Asthma Foundation, PI: Barbro N. Melgert

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