Translational Research in Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases: PhD dissertations

  • Leen Seys (2016): Mucosal Immunity in COPD: from mucociliary dysfunction to lymphoid follicles (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotor G Brusselle, copromotor K Bracke)
  • Fien Verhamme (2015): Role of the TGF-β superfamily in the pathogenesis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotor G Brusselle, copromotor K Bracke)
  • Lisa Dupont (2014): Role of Transient Receptor Potential Channel A1, serotonin receptor 5-HT4R and soluble guanylyl cyclase in the pathogenesis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotor G Brusselle, copromotor G Joos) 
  • Lies Lahousse (2014): Epidemiology of comorbidities in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotoren G Brusselle, B Stricker)
  • Ellen Lanckacker (2013): Aggravating environmental factors in chronic obstructive respiratory diseases (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotor G Joos, copromotor T Maes)
  • Sharen Provoost (2012): Characterization of the pulmonary immune response after exposure to diesel particles (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotor K Tournoy, copromotor G Joos)
  • Geert Van Pottelberge (2011): The role of dendritic cells, pentraxin-3 and microRNAs in the pathogenesis of COPD (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotor G Brusselle, copromotor G Joos)
  • Nele Pauwels (2011): The functional role of the innate immune system in the pathogenesis of COPD (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotor G Brusselle, copromotor G Joos)
  • Tine Demoor (2010): Cigarette smoke-induced lymphoid neogenesis and inflammation in a murine model of COPD (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotor G Brusselle, copromotor G Joos)
  • Vanessa Schelfhout (2010): Early clinical development of tachykinin receptor antagonists and of anticholinergic agents for treatment of patients with obstructive airway disease (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotor G Joos)
  • Lander Robays (2009): Environmental air and the dynamic regulation of airway dendritic cells (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotor G Joos, copromotor K Vermaelen)
  • Chris Van Hove (2008): Animal models of astma – a contest of tolerance versus immunity (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotors K Tournoy en G Joos) 
  • Ingel Demedts (2007): Role of dendritic cells and matrix metalloproteinase-12 in the pathogenesis of COPD (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotoren G Brusselle, G Joos, R Pauwels)
  • Katelijne De Swert (2007): The role of the tachykinin NK1 receptor in the pathogenesis of asthma and COPD (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotor G Joos, copromotor R Pauwels)
  • Ken Bracke (2007): Role of proteases and chemokine receptors in a murine model of chronc obstructive pulmonary disease (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotoren G Brusselle, G Joos, R Pauwels)
  • Katrien Moerloose (2007): Smoking and asthma – a mouse model (Doctoraat in de Medische Wetenschappen, promotor G Joos, co-promotor R Pauwels)