Liv Eidsmo Group

Liv Eidsmo Group

Photo: Stefan Zimmermann

The Eidsmo laboratory explores mechanisms that dictate the fine-tuned balance between health and focal immunopathology in human skin. The skin barrier is constantly exposed to colonizing microbiota, invasive pathogens, and allergens and immune cells interacts with stroma to protect against microbial invasion. Additionally, the immune system is heavily implicated in common patchy inflammatory diseases such as vitiligo and psoriasis. In healthy skin, the Eidsmo laboratory defined functionally distinct subsets of tissue resident memory T (Trm) cells based on their expression of the integrin CD49a. In diseases such as vitiligo and psoriasis, different subsets of pathogenic Trm cells form localized disease memories in resolved skin.

Right now we focus on how human Trm cells are formed and how these cells impact on their immediate environment. Ultimately, we want to normalise the Trm cell compartment in diseased skin to reach robust and long-term homeostasis. 

Donations

Donations

 

If you would like to support this area of research

you could do that by using Swish transfer. 

Our Swish number is 123-245 79 76

 

Always state the name of group/team leader in order for us to allocate the gift properly. 

Or you can also use the following accounts:

BG: 628-4418
PG: 514114-8

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If you are outside of Sweden, please use the following information:

Bank: SEB, Stockholm, Sweden
Account No. 5201-11 370 12
Iban-number: SE16 5000 0000 0520 1113 7012
Bic-code (the bank´s electronic address): ESSESESS
Account holder: Center for Molecular Medicine Foundation
L8:05, Karolinska University Hospital
171 76 Stockholm, Sweden

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Group leader

Liv Eidsmo

E-mail

liv.eidsmo@ki.se

Job title

Senior researcher

House

L8:02

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