CERIC Center of Excellence for Research on Inflammation and Cardiovascular disease

The seminars are located in the CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00). All seminars are Fridays from 15:00-16:00 with refreshments served both before and after the seminar.

CERIC seminars Spring 2017

January 13th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Oliver Soehnlein, Vascular Immunotherapy, German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK)

Title: Neutrophils in atherosclerosis – from initiation to destabilisation

Host: Lars Maegdefessel


January 27th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)



February 3rd CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Bo Angelin, Director of the Karolinska Institutet/AstraZeneca Integrated Cardio Metabolic Centre (ICMC) 

Title: Studies on monogenic dyslipidemias

Host: Per Eriksson 


February 10th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: to be announced

Title: to be announced

Host: to be announced 


February 17th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Timothy Niewold, Director of Rheumatology Research Laboratory, Mayo Clinic

Title: Functional Genetics in Human Lupus

Host: Alexander Espinosa and Marie Wahren-Herlenius


February 24th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Lars Eriksson, Professor of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Karolinska Institutet

Title: Association of surgical trauma with neuroinflammation and brain dysfunction

Host: Helena Erlandsson Harris


March 3rd CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

No Seminar - Sportlov


March 10th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Ulrich Theopold, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Stockholm University

Title: Coagulation meets nematodes: Blood clotting beyond thrombosis and hemostasis 

Host: Thomas Renné


March 17th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Eeva Moilanen from University of Tampere School of Medicine

Title: TRPA1 as a novel factor in arthritis

Host: Per-Johan Jakobsson 


March 24th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Marie Malissen, Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy

Title: Identification of a new player in the CD28 pathway

Host: Rikard Holmdahl


March 31st CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)



April 7th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Peter Bergman, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Karolinska Institute

Title: Does Vitamin D protect against Respiratory Tract Infections - is there anything new under the sun?

Host: Birgitta Agerberth 


April 21st CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Olivier Benveniste, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Institut de Myologie

Title: Effects of anti-SRP, anti-HMGCR and type one IFN on muscle tissue 

Host: Ingrid Lundberg


April 28th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Magdalena Paolino, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute

Title: Targeting ubiquitination to awaken immune responses against cancer metastasis

Host:  Stephen Malin


May 5th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institute

Title: High resolution genetic and functional studies of humoral immunity

Host:  Jesper Heggström


May 12th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: to be announced

Title: to be announced

Host:  Cecilia Söderberg Naucler


May 19th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Kate Jeffrey, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Title: Misreading the Epigenome in Crohn's disease

Host: Fredrik Wermeling


June 2nd CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: to be announced

Title: to be announced

Host: Anders Hamsten


June 9th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Alan Daugherty, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky

Title: Complexities of Aortic Diseases – the Basis for Aneurysm Locations

Host: Lars Maegdefessel


June 16th CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Jesmond Dalli, William Harvey Research Institute

Title: Immunoresolvents are regulated by the brain and control host responses to infections and tissue regeneration

Host: Craig Wheelock, Jesper Haeggström, Magnus Bäck

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