The Foundation Starke Lunge is fully committed to fund pioneering new research at the Childrens‘ University Hospital in Frankfurt in partnership with national and international colleagues for the benefit of children and their families.

Head of Research Bronchiolitis obliterans (BO) is Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Zielen and Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ralf Schubert.

Also members of the research team is Dr. med. Pera-Silvija Jerkic.

Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Zielen

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ralf Schubert

Dr. med. Pera-Silvija Jerkic

There are 5 Publications sponsored by Stiftung Starke Lunge.

1. Rosewich M, Eckrich J, Zielen S. Long-term lung function in postinfectious bronchiolitis obliterans. Thorax. 2015 Aug;70(8):792.

2. Rosewich M, Zissler UM, Kheiri T, Voss S, Eickmeier O, Schulze J, Herrmann E, Dücker RP, Schubert R, Zielen S. Airway inflammation in children and adolescents with bronchiolitis obliterans. Cytokine. 2015 May;73(1):156-62

3. Eckrich J, Herrmann E, Voss S, Schubert R, Zielen S, Rosewich M. Short-Term Variation of Lung Function and Airway Inflammation in Children and Adolescents with Bronchiolitis Obliterans. Lung. 2016 Aug;194(4):571-9.

4. Pera-Silvija Jerkic, “Postinfectious Bronchiolitis Obliterans in Children: Diagnostic Workup and Therapeutic Options: A Workshop Report,” Canadian Respiratory Journal, vol. 2020, Article ID 5852827, 16 pages, 2020.

5. S. P. Jerkic, “Calprotectin as a New Sensitive Marker of Neutrophilic Inflammation in Patients with Bronchiolitis Obliterans,” Mediators of Inflammation, vol. 2020, Article ID 4641585, 7 pages, 2020.