Acute Coronary Syndrome; Coronary Artery Disease; Inflammation; Neutrophils
- Research group Irene Lang
Members:Christian GergesThomas ScherzAdelheid Panzenböck
My main research focus is to understand plaque rupture and coronary thrombosis. We are especially interested in neutrophil inflammation in this scenario.
Techniques, methods & infrastructure
We are running elaborated techniques to measure neutrophil activation, NETs and NET degradation.
- Mangold, A. et al., 2014. Coronary Neutrophil Extracellular Trap Burden and Deoxyribonuclease Activity in ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome Are Predictors of ST-Segment Resolution and Infarct SizeNovelty and Significance. Circulation Research, 116(7), pp.1182-1192. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.116.304944.