Nils Landegren

Associate senior lecturer/Assistant Professor at Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Genetics and genomics; Nils Landegren

Visiting address:
Husargatan 3
752 37 UPPSALA
Postal address:
Box 582
751 23 UPPSALA

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Assistant professor in Experimental Medical Genomics

Assistant professor at Uppsala University, 2021-

Licenced physician 2018

Postdoc, 2016-2020, Karolinska Institutet

PhD 2016, Uppsala University

MD 2011, Uppsala University

I am broadly interested in understanding disease mechanisms and improving means to diagnose and treat autoimmune disorders.

Autoimmune diseases are highly heterogenous from a clinical perspective but they share the property of developing from immune responses that target self-proteins. Accordingly, comprehensive analyses of autoimmune reactivity can provide crucial means to understand disease mechanisms and improve diagnostics. To this end we have adopted and developed a set of complementary technologies for explorative and targeted autoantibody analyses.

I also have a particular interest in the prominent differences in risks of developing autoimmune diseases between men and women, which we address in our project SEXimmune.

Our research is supported by the European Research Council, the Swedish Research Council, the Swedish Cancer Society, and Göran Gustafsson Foundation, amongst others.

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Nils Landegren