The research group focuses on descriptive epidemiology (incidence and disease course) and analytical epidemiology (causal relationships including genetic predisposition) in rheumatic diseases with juvenile and adult onset. We also focus on outcomes including patient reported outcome measures, organ manifestations and physical fitness in rheumatic disease. We achieve this by studying and combining various data sources that include quality- and research registries, biobanks, health surveys, central health registries, cohort studies and clinical cohorts. We work with epidemiological, register-based, and "big data" analyzes, including genetic analyzes and machine learning as well as interventions. This is done in close collaboration with relevant national and international expert groups and with close user participation.
Association with HLA-DRβ1 position 37 distinguishes juvenile dermatomyositis from adult-onset myositis
Hum Mol Genet, 31 (14), 2471-2481
Anakinra in Patients With Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Long-term Safety From the Pharmachild Registry
J Rheumatol, 49 (4), 398-407
Adipose tissue distribution is associated with cardio-metabolic alterations in adult patients with juvenile-onset dermatomyositis
Rheumatology (Oxford) (in press)