Figure 2. Genetics of innate immunity.
Inbred strains of mice, both wild type for TLR4 and with mutations in TLR4, show a wide range of responses to inhaled LPS challenge, suggesting that genes other than TLR4 are important in the murine response to LPS. Adapted from Lorenz. Am J Physiol 2001; 281:L1106.
Lung Genomics Research Consortium
This multi-center Consortium uses advanced genetic and molecular tools to characterize and better understand COPD and pulmonary fibrosis.
Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis Research
National Jewish Health has teamed with Duke University and Vanderbilt University to investigate inherited genetic factors that play a role in the development of familial pulmonary fibrosis.
NTM Center for Excellence
The Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Center of Excellence is comprised of National Jewish Health physicians and researchers dedicated to enhancing the clinical care for all patients with NTM infections, and expanding the body of knowledge on NTM through translational research.