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ERS Young Scientist Sponsorship for LRR Ph.D. student Qianjiang Hu

Qianjiang Hu, Ph.D. student in the research group “Epithelial cell plasticity in aging and fibrosis” (Königshoff Lab) from LRR was awarded an ERS Young Scientist Sponsorship for his abstract “Chronic WNT/ß-catenin signaling impairs mitochondrial function in lung epithelial cells" to attend the Virtual ERS International Congress 2021. He will present his scientific work, a joined project by the Königshoff and Lehmann lab, at the upcoming congress. The ERS International Congress is the annual conference of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and brings together clinicians and scientists that work in the field of pulmonology. It is the largest congress on respiratory medicine worldwide and takes place on 5–8 September 2021 (Virtual Congress)