Tore Saxne

Tore Saxne

Professor emerita

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Basic and clinical research on rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other rheumatic diseases including exploration of pathogenic mechanisms. Development of biomarkers of cartilage turnover for diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring of therapy. A typical example of a biomarker characterized is cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP). Studies of therapeutic effects and side-effects of novel biological treatment modalities using registers and biochemical monitoring. Studies of efficacy and side-effects of vaccination of patients with autoimmune diseases. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

UKÄ subject classification

  • Rheumatology and Autoimmunity
  • Cell and Molecular Biology

Free keywords

  • Cartilage
  • Biomarkers
  • Vaccination
  • Treatment response
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis


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