Who we are :

The Experimental Pulmonology and Inflammation Research (EXPIRE) group is a scientific research group housed in the Medical Biology and Pathology department in the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG). The main research focus of the group are lung diseases: Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). Diseased and healthy lungs are studied in our laboratory at genetic, cellular, immunological, and 3D structural levels, from childhood to old age.

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Our Latest Publications:

  • Fan, Y, Moser, J, van Meurs, M, Kiers, D, Sand, JMB, Leeming, DJ et al.. Neo-epitope detection identifies extracellular matrix turnover in systemic inflammation and sepsis: an exploratory study. Crit Care. 2024;28 (1):120. doi: 10.1186/s13054-024-04904-4. PubMed PMID:38609959 PubMed Central PMC11010428.
  • Jiménez-Gracia, L, Marchese, D, Nieto, JC, Caratù, G, Melón-Ardanaz, E, Gudiño, V et al.. FixNCut: single-cell genomics through reversible tissue fixation and dissociation. Genome Biol. 2024;25 (1):81. doi: 10.1186/s13059-024-03219-5. PubMed PMID:38553769 PubMed Central PMC10979608.

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