Collaborations and Funding

Collaborations and Funding

Several in-house collaborators exist, including Professor Per Eriksson and Docent Joy Roy (aneurysm disease), Professor Ulf Hedin (atherosclerotic plaque vulnerability), Professor Göran Hansson (experimental atherosclerosis research), Professor Thomas Renné (thrombosis, hemostasis and edema formation), Dr. Martin Halle (radiation vasculopathy) and Professor John Pernow (endothelial dysfunction).

External collaborations are carried out with Profs. Philip S. Tsao, Nicholas J. Leeper and Thomas Quertermous (all Stanford University, USA), Prof. Sonja Schrepfer (University Heart Center Hamburg, Germany), Dr. Jordan Miller (Mayo Clinic, USA), Prof. Kathryn Moore (New York University, USA), and Dr. Katey Rayner (Ottawa Heart Institute).

Investigations in Lars Maegdefessel’s lab are currently supported by the European Research Council (ERC StG NORVAS), the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation, the Ragnar Söderberg Foundation, the Swedish Research Council (Vetenkapsrådet), the Cardiovascular Program (CVP) at Karolinska Institute (KI), the KI Foundation, and CERIC (Center of Excellence for Research in Inflammatory and Cardiovascular Diseases).