Press Release


ILBD Director Dr. Ali Önder Yildirim talked to mdr Wissen about a new therapeutic approach on COPD.

A therapy for COPD? The so far incurable disease could be treated by blocking a signaling pathway. The radio station mdr Wissen reports about this.

The interview has been published in mdr Wissen (online, german only)

Learn more about the corresponding publication here.

Dr. Ali Önder Yildirim is director of the Institute of Lung Biology and Disease and head of the research group "Immunopathology of COPD” and is studying the role and involvement of immune cells in the chronic inflammatory response in COPD and lung transplantation.