Helsinki Rheumatic diseases and Inflammation Group

The research of the Helsinki Rheumatic diseases and Inflammation Group focuses on studying the mechanisms of inflammation in rheumatic diseases and osteoarthritis, with special emphasis on role of inflammasomes. The other main area of interest focuses on the rare rheumatic diseases, in particular identification and resolving the pathogenesis of genetically determined rheumatic diseases. The group leaders are Prof. Kari Eklund and adjunct professor Dan Nordström.