Volume 3 Supplement 1

Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Animal Models of Asthma

Reviews and Research

Edited by Armin Braun, Thomas Tschernig and David A Groneberg

Publication of this supplement was supported by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG SFB 587) and Fraunhofer Institute of Toxicology and Experimental Medicine.

6th Workshop on Animal Models of Asthma. Go to conference site.

Hannover, Germany

19-20 January 2007

  1. Editorial

    Editorial: Experimental models of asthma

    Since 2002, a workshop entitled “Asthma in animal models” has been held once a year in Hannover, Germany. It is organized by the Fraunhofer Institute of Toxicology and Experimental Medicine in collaboration wi...

    Armin Braun, Thomas Tschernig and David A Groneberg

    Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S1

    Published on: 27 February 2008

  2. Review

    Mast cells and the development of allergic airway disease

    Murine models have highlighted the importance of T-cells and TH2 cytokines in development of allergen-induced airway disease. In contrast, the role of mast cells for the development of allergic airway disease has...

    Sebastian Reuter and Christian Taube

    Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S2

    Published on: 27 February 2008

  3. Review

    Modulation of asthma and allergy by addressing toll-like receptor 2

    Toll-like receptors play an important role in innate and adaptive immunity and in balancing immune responses with tolerance. TLR2 is related to protection against allergies and allergic asthma by sensing patho...

    Barbara Fuchs and Armin Braun

    Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S5

    Published on: 27 February 2008

  4. Review

    New drugs targeting Th2 lymphocytes in asthma

    Asthma represents a profound worldwide public health problem. The most effective anti-asthmatic drugs currently available include inhaled β2-agonists and glucocorticoids and control asthma in about 90-95% of p...

    Gaetano Caramori, David Groneberg, Kazuhiro Ito, Paolo Casolari, Ian M Adcock and Alberto Papi

    Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S6

    Published on: 27 February 2008

  5. Research

    Models of asthma: density-equalizing mapping and output benchmarking

    Despite the large amount of experimental studies already conducted on bronchial asthma, further insights into the molecular basics of the disease are required to establish new therapeutic approaches. As a basi...

    Julia-Annik Börger, Niko Neye, Cristian Scutaru, Carolin Kreiter, Clemens Puk, Tanja C Fischer and Beatrix Groneberg-Kloft

    Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2008 3(Suppl 1):S7

    Published on: 27 February 2008