Laboratory of rheumatology unit

Mission statement

To study the mechanisms involved in cytokine production and cartilage degradation in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Research aims

  • Involvment of xanthine oxidase in inflammation
  • Pathogenic role of BCP crystals

Expertise

  • Primary cultures of macrophages and chondrocytes
  • Crystal intra-articular injection
  • Knee meniscectomy model of OA
  • Murine models of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Immunohistochemical analysis

Our foundation

On the initiative of Professor So, the Foundation for Research on rheumatic diseases has been created. Discover its objectives and how to support the www.fondation-rmr.ch.

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Contact

Laboratory of rheumatology unit:
Centre des Laboratoires d'Epalinges
Chemin des Boveresses 155
CH-1066 Epalinges
Physicians in charge:
Pr Nathalie Busso
Pr Alexander So
 Dernière mise à jour le 14/03/2018 à 20:52