Dermatology and Venereology (Lund)

  • Visiting address

    Sölvegatan 19, BMC B14

    221 85 Lund

    Sweden

Unit profile

Research

The specific aims of our research are to define novel host defense systems that are activated in response to injury and infection, and to analyse their mode of action with respect to effects on bacteria, inflammatory cells, phagocytosis, the interplay with coagulation and complement activation, etc. Our research is divided in 3 main projects: Project 1: Fighting infection and inflammation by utilizing innate immunity Project 2: Host-pathogen interactions and the development of chronic infections Project 3: The role of microbial influence on atopic eczema and inflammatory skin diseases – from molecular mechanisms to therapy.

Description

Allergic and inflammatory skin diseases. Wound healing. Innate immunity. Malignant melanoma.

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