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Professor Lee Yong-chul Revealed Cause of Lung Diseases 

국제교류부 (hqiof) 2013/04/02 14:53:21
Professor Lee Yong-chul Revealed Cause of Lung Diseases

Decisive influence on the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute lung injury (medical respiratory allergies specialized graduate medicine) is intractable diseases typical team Professor Lee Yong-chul revealed cause Professor Lee Yong-chul, pulmonary disease refractory I have attracted the attention of the world to find out why the influence.


Such findings have been published in the online journal "(Scientific Reports) Scientific Report" that nature is a scientific journal published by the world's best.


Research team have made it clear that it is a major cause of the onset of this disease endoplasmic reticulum stress caused by overload (Endoplasmic reticulum) endoplasmic reticulum, which is one of the intracellular organelles through animal experiments .


By confirmed that a significant increase compared to healthy subjects in blood taken from a patient acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute lung injury treated in the intensive care unit of the actual related protein endoplasmic reticulum stress in particular, this I presented a legal target for new therapeutic lung injury intractable disease had no treatment until basic.

Professor Lee Yong-chul is "at present the information about the signaling system in vivo associated with endoplasmic reticulum stress causes the acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute lung injury are missing a lot, as a result this study, there is a great significance" and, of great significance that we have clarified the mechanism of concrete increase the expression of inductive elements hypoxia (hypoxia-inducible factor) and the transcription factor nuclear NF-kB, endoplasmic reticulum stress "would be involved in the development I said, "there is.

Served as director of the Society of asthma and allergies, and respiratory CONGRESS public relations chairman of Asia Pacific Ocean, during his tenure as a professor chief professor of internal medicine graduate medical professional, medical academy members current South Korea, the Korea tuberculosis and foreign Respiratory Society It is very active in the editor-in-chief director cooperation, Journal of, even in Committee and Korea Research Foundation.


Currently, we are active research for lung disease refractory to also act as a Director of the Center specializes in developing treatment lung injury given the Ministry of Health and Welfare, a topic is selected in the "research intermediary core national excavation clinical practice" in the last year Have you made.



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