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Antibodies play a central role in the pathophysiology of many autoimmune diseases. The destructive effects of antibodies is exerted mainly via receptors for immunoglobins, which are expressed on immune cells. Previous research has found that genetic variation in Fc-gamma receptors, which bind immunoglobin G, is associated with susceptibility to various autoimmune diseases. Sietse Nagelkerke studies the complex genetics of Fc-gamma receptors and investigates their role in two autoimmune diseases: Kawasaki disease and systemic lupus erythematosus.

Event details of Genetics of Fc-gamma receptors
Date 12 April 2017
Time 14:00 -15:00
Location Agnietenkapel
Room Location

S.Q. Nagelkerke: A Field Guide to Human Fc-gamma Receptors. Genetics, Cellular Expression and Interaction with Immunoglobulins. 

Supervisor

Prof. T.W. Kuijpers

Co-supervisor

Dr T.K. van den Berg

Agnietenkapel

Room Location

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam

Entrance

This event is open to the public.