Lund Systemic Sclerosis Research Group

Organisational unit: Research group

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Rheumatology and Autoimmunity


Systemic sclerosis, SSc, is a rare rheumatologic disease where immun activation leads to vascular damage and fibrosis in skin and internal organs. Half of the population will die from complications from heart or lungs, mostly lung fibrosis or pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Our projects aim at early pathogenic mechanisms and biomarkers for early diagnosis and to monitor the disease and therapy.

Recent research outputs

Kristofer Andreasson, Maria F. Bengtsson, Carina Bostrom, Roger Hesselstrand & Elizabeth R. Volkmann, 2021 Aug 1, In: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 204, 3, p. 376-377 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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