Immune mechanisms in atherosclerosis

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Previous studies have shown that activated immune cells play an important role at the development of atherosclerosis. Our aim is to develop new treatments for people with cardiovascular diseases caused by the immune system.

Professor

Göran K Hansson

Telefon: 08-517 762 22
Enhet: Forskargrupp P Olofsson
E-post: Goran.Hansson@ki.se

 

Projects

NKT cells in atherosclerosis

Gabrielle Paulsson-Berne

Innate immunity in atherosclerosis

Zhong-Qun Yan

Molecular mechanisms in ischemic heart disease

Anders Gabrielsen

Cardiovascular Eicosanoid Research

Magnus Bäck

Cooperation

Ceric

Hjärt- och lungfonden

CMM

Vetenskapsrådet

Publications

Inhibition of T cell response to native low-density lipoprotein reduces atherosclerosis.
Hermansson A, Ketelhuth D, Strodthoff D, Wurm M, Hansson E, Nicoletti A, et al
J. Exp. Med. 2010 May;207(5):1081-93

Association of genetic risk variants with expression of proximal genes identifies novel susceptibility genes for cardiovascular disease.
Folkersen L, van't Hooft F, Chernogubova E, Agardh H, Hansson G, Hedin U, et al
Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2010 Aug;3(4):365-73

Intranasal immunization with an apolipoprotein B-100 fusion protein induces antigen-specific regulatory T cells and reduces atherosclerosis.
Klingenberg R, Lebens M, Hermansson A, Fredrikson G, Strodthoff D, Rudling M, et al
Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 2010 May;30(5):946-52

Dendritic cells pulsed with malondialdehyde modified low density lipoprotein aggravate atherosclerosis in Apoe(-/-) mice.
Hjerpe C, Johansson D, Hermansson A, Hansson G, Zhou X
Atherosclerosis 2010 Apr;209(2):436-41

Innate immune signals in atherosclerosis.
Lundberg A, Hansson G
Clin. Immunol. 2010 Jan;134(1):5-24

Members

Hildur ArnardottirPostdoktor, marie curie
Roland BaumgartnerPostdoc
Martin BergForskarstuderande
Gabrielle Paulsson-BerneSenior forskare
Magnus BäckProfessor
April CaravacaForskarstuderande, Forskningsassistent
Monica CentaDoktorand, Forskarstuderande
Michael EberhardsonAnknuten
Maria Forteza de los ReyesPostdoc
Anders GabrielsenAnknuten
Anton GisteråAnknuten, Forskningsassistent
Emilie GrassetPostdoc
Linda HaglundLaboratorieassistent
Göran K HanssonProfessor
Sanna HellbergPostdoc
Xintong JiangDoktorand, Forskarstuderande
Glykeria KaradimouForskarstuderande, Forskningsassistent
Ilona KareinenAnknuten
Daniel KetelhuthDocent
Mark LambertAnknuten
Stephen MalinForskarassistent, Forskare
Peder OlofssonForskare
Anneli OlssonLaboratorieassistent
Sven-Christian PawelzikPostdoc
Konstantinos PolyzosForskarstuderande
Leif SöderströmAnknuten
Laura TarnawskiPostdoc
Silke ThulPostdoc
Yan Zhong-QunForskare