Research Group "Lung Epidemiology"

Determinants of lung function during development, growth and age-related decline: genetic, environmental, and life-style factors

Transition from health to disease in COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and asthma: driving factors, biomarkers, premature aging, role of comorbidities and life-style factors

The German National Cohort (GNC): Respiratory health and lung function in Germany

The German Center for Lung Research (DZL): Linking clinical and epidemiological cohorts for a better understanding of COPD phenotypes