National Program for Respiratory Research

Innovative research not only leads breakthroughs in prevention and treatment of lung diseases. It will in addition require to attract top researchers and grants to the Netherlands. In addition, it contributes to a positive image of lung research in the Netherlands and we create a strong competitive position of Dutch lung research, both nationally and internationally.

The task force

  • Peter Sterk, chair, Prof MD PhD,  longfysioloog, AMC Amsterdam
  • Gert-Jan Braunstahl, vice-chair, MD PhD, longarts Sint Franciscus gasthuis, Rotterdam
  • Irene Heijink, PhD, Pathologie en Medische biologie, UMCG Groningen
  • Machteld Hylkema, PhD, immunoloog, UMCG Groningen
  • Barbro Melgert, Assistent prof PhD, Immunologie en Allergie, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
  • Herman Meurs, Prof PhD, Immunofarmacologie, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
  • Tom Ottenhoff, Prof PhD,  immunoloog, LUMC Leiden
  • Marielle Pijnenburg, MD PhD, kinderlongarts, ErasmusMC Rotterdam
  • Tom van der Poll, Prof PhD, researcherinfectieziekten, AMC Amsterdam
  • Robbert Rottier, PhD, researcherMoleculaire Biologie, Erasmus Rotterdam

On the road to the science of tomorrow!