• About us

    The German Center for Lung Research (Deutsches Zentrum für Lungenforschung, DZL) is an association of 29 leading university and non-university institutions dedicated to pulmonary research. The DZL coordinates and conducts basic scientific, disease-oriented, and patient-centered research in the field of lung disease meeting the highest international standards. 
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  • Translational Research

    The road of a finding from laboratory research to medical innovation is often long. Only a small fraction of the newly discovered active substances makes it to the practical application on patients, with an average development period of about 15 years.
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  • DZL Academy

    The main goal of the DZL Academy is to support the careers of students and doctoral candidates in medicine and human/life sciences with reference to clinical, translational and basic lung research
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    Was treibt die Forscher und Ärzte im Deutschen Zentrum für Lungenforschung an? Was ist unser Ziel und was macht uns aus? Wir nehmen Sie mit und geben Ihnen einen Einblick in die tägliche Arbeit an unseren fünf Standorten in Deutschland.
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DZL News

First DZL Academy Symposium – Virtual exchange between early career lung researchers

From 29-30 September 2021, the DZL Academy hosted their first symposium entitled "When bugs hit the lung - infections as drivers of acute deterioration of lung disease".

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Current Issue of the DZG Magazine SYNERGIE Published

In the current issue of SYNERGIE, the German Centers for Health Research (DZG) show how widespread diseases can be treated more precisely through personally tailored therapies.

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Childhood asthma is evident in the blood

Specific immune cells are less abundant in children with allergic asthma than in healthy individuals.

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Online-Seminar: Allergien und Asthma vorbeugen
12. Nov 2021
Host: Lungeninformationsdienst


DZL Publications