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Crafoord Days 2013

The Crafoord Days 2013 were celebrated in Stockholm from 2 to 3 May. They opened on Monday with the Prize Award Ceremony at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in the presence of His Majesty the King of Sweden. On Tuesday, the Crafoord Prize Lectures and the Prize Symposium were both held at Karolinska Institutet.


Crafoord Days 2013 (Introduction, Abstracts, Programmes).


Find photos from Crafoord Days at Press photos.


Prize Lectures 2013-05-03

Rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmunity: Good genes, elegant mechanisms, bad results, Crafoord Laureate 2013 Robert J. Winchester, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.
From HLA to the human genome: 30 years of chasing genes for rheumatoid arthritis, Crafoord Laureate 2013 Peter K. Gregersen, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY, USA.

Genes, environment and immunity in the development of rheumatoid arthritis, Crafoord Laureate 2013 Lars Klareskog, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Prize Symposium in Polyarthritis 2013-05-03
— From genes and environment to pathogenetic mechanisms and treatment of autoimmune diseases

Genetic and environmental contributions to human autoimmune disease, David A. Hafler, Yale School of Medicin, New Haven, CT, USA.
Gut reactions: Immune pathways in the intestine in health and disease, Fiona Powrie, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
Structural mechanisms for peptide repertoire selection by HLA-DM, Kai W. Wucherpfennig, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, MA, USA.
Beyond anti-TNF therapy: can we get closer to a cure?, Sir Marc Feldmann, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford, London, UK.