Head of the Laboratory, MD, Professor
The research is devoted to studying the role of immune, molecular and genetic factors in the development of autoimmune diseases and includes the following: pathological angiogenesis mediators in rheumatoid arthritis, molecular genetic susceptibility to diabetes of 1 type, Basedow’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, new biological and genetic markers predicting disease course.
- The role of angiogenic and angiostatic chemokines in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis
- Genetic factors in the development of autoimmune diseases
Key publications of the Division
Zhebrun D., Kudryashova Y., Babenko A., Maslyansky A., Kunitskaya N., Popcova D., Klushina A., Grineva E., Kostareva A., Shlyakhto E.
Association of PTPN22 1858T/T genotype with type 1 diabetes, Graves' disease but not with rheumatoid arthritis in Russian population. Aging. 2011 Apr; 3 (4): 368-73