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Laboratory of rheumatology unit
Centre des Laboratoires d'Epalinges
Chemin des Boveresses 155
CH-1066 Epalinges

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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


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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.