Lectures by the 2021 Crafoord Laureate in Polyarthritis and invited speakers.
The symposium is organized in conjunction with the award of the Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2021 Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis to Daniel L. Kastner, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, “for establishing the concept of autoinflammatory diseases”.
Hans Ellegren, Secretary General, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Introduction of the Crafoord Laureate
Olle Kämpe, Chair of the Crafoord Prize Committee in Polyarthritis
Autoinflammatory Disease and the Human Condition
Crafoord Laureate Daniel L. Kastner, National Human Genome Research Institute, USA
Inflammasome activation in autoinflammatory diseases: from signaling pathways to functional diagnosis
Mohamed Lamkanfi, Ghent University, Belgium
Autoinflammation and Autoimmunity: Psoriatic Skin and Joint Disease at the Midpoint of the Spectrum
Harald Burkhardt, University Hospital Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Lunch, included for registered participants
The human type I interferonopathies
Yanick Crow, University of Edinburgh, UK
Transglutaminases as targets in autoimmune disease
Nils Landegren, Uppsala University, Sweden
Genetics of Behçet’s Disease, a Journey On and Off the Silk Roads
Elaine Remmers, National Human Genome Research Institute, USA
Intracellular Complement and Immune Regulation
Claudia Kemper, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, USA
Defects in lymphocyte cytotoxicity as a cause of hyperinflammation
Yenan Bryceson, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Genetic and immunological causes of life-threatening COVID-19
Jean-Laurent Casanova, The Rockefeller University, USA and Necker Hospital, Paris, France
End of symposium
Moderators: Olle Kämpe, Chair of the Crafoord Prize Committee, Solbritt Rantapää Dahlqvist, Member of the Crafoord Prize Committee, Qiang Pan Hammarström, Karolinska Institutet, Anna Blom, Lund University, Rikard Holmdahl, Member of the Crafoord Prize Committee.
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