Editorial Team

Helmholtz Zentrum München, Communication Department, Information Services

Dr. rer. nat. Denise Mackrodt (Master in Cell- und Molecular Biology, Editor)
Sabine Rieger (Graduate ecotrophologist, Editor)
Birgit Brandt (Graduate Biologist, Master in Health and Medical Management, Editor)
Ulrike Koller (Graduate Geographer, Head of Editorial Office)

Responsible clinical contact persons at the German Center for Lung Research:

Asthma and Allergies
Prof. Dr. Erika von Mutius, Clinic of the University of Munich
Prof. Dr. Klaus Rabe, LungenClinic Grosshansdorf

Cystic fibrosis
PD Dr. Olaf Sommerburg, University Hospital Heidelberg
Prof. Dr. Burkhard Tümmler, Hanover Medical School

Dr. Timm Greulich, Giessen-Marburg University Hospital
PD Dr. Henrik Watz, Pneumological Research Institute at the LungenClinic Grosshansdorf

Diffuse parenchymal lung diseases (e.g. pulmonary fibrosis)
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Behr, University Hospital Munich/Asklepios Specialist Clinics Munich-Gauting

Pulmonary hypertension
Prof. Dr. Ralph Schermuly, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Bad Nauheim

Advanced lung diseases
Prof. Dr. Jens Gottlieb, Hanover Medical School
PD Dr. Gerhard Preissler, Clinic of the University of Munich


Claudia Bär (graduate ecotrophologist), Dr. med. Nadja Becker (physician), Birgit Brandt (graduate biologist, Master in Health and Medical Management), Dr. rer. nat. Jörn Bullwinkel (graduate biochemist, M.A.), Dr. med. Science Communication), Simon Ehlers (freelance journalist), Gerlinde Felix (graduate physicist, science and medical journalist), Hannelore Gießen (specialist journalist, pharmacist), Sabine Rieger (graduate ecotrophologist), Andrea Grammig (M.A. Healthcare Management), Julia Groß (freelance journalist, biochemist), Dr. rer. nat. Hans H. Guldner (graduate biologist, science and medical editor), Luise Heine (graduate biologist, science journalist), Ortrun Huber (freelance journalist), Sibylle Kettembeil (graduate biologist, graduate journalist), Ulrike Koller (graduate geographer), Ulrich Kraft (science journalist), Dr. rer. nat. Denise Mackrodt (Master in Cell and Molecular Biology), Kerstin Schuster (linguist, economist, M.A.), Dr. rer. nat. Helge Siemens (biologist), Susanne Wedlich (freelance journalist, study of biology, political sciences) 

Authors of the Cancer Information Service (Text Lung Cancer)


Scientific advice:

Prof. Dr. med. Heidrun Behrendt, Dr. med. Corinna Barz, Prof. Dr. med. Oliver Eickelberg, Dr. med. Regine Hagmann, Prof. Dr. Thomas Illig, Dr. Annette Janz, Dr. med. Melanie Königshoff, Dr. Elisabeth Kremmer, PD Dr. med. Hanno Leuchte, Prof. Dr. med. Robert Loddenkemper, Prof. Dr. med. Marcus Mall, Prof. Dr. med. Ralph Mocikat, Dr. med. Martina Pötschke-Langer, Dr. med. Jessica Rademacher, Dr. Klaus Rehmann, Prof. Dr. med. Johannes Ring, Dr. med. Felix C. Ringshausen, Prof. Dr. Michael Sattler, Prof. Dr. med. Carsten Schmidt-Weber, Prof. Dr. med. Holger Schulz, Prof. Dr. med. Werner Seeger, Prof. Dr. med. Claus F. Vogelmeier, Prof. Dr. med. Erika von Mutius, Prof. Dr. med. Tobias Welte, Prof. Dr. med. med. H.-Erich Wichmann




All texts without any identification by name were prepared by one or more members of the editorial team and subjected to an internally defined review process. The scientific consultants check the contents for correctness.


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