Project

The role of dendritic cells in extramedullary hematopoiesis and chronic myeloproliferative disorders.

Duration
01 October 2015 → 30 September 2019
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Systems biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Hematology
    • Immunology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Palliative care and end-of-life care
    • Regenerative medicine
    • Other basic sciences
    • Hematology
    • Immunology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Palliative care and end-of-life care
    • Regenerative medicine
    • Other clinical sciences
    • Other health sciences
    • Nursing
    • Other paramedical sciences
    • Hematology
    • Immunology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Palliative care and end-of-life care
    • Regenerative medicine
    • Other translational sciences
    • Other medical and health sciences
Keywords
dendritic cells extramedullary hematopoiesis myeloproliferative disorder
 
Project description

We hypothesize that dendritic cells (DCs) have an undiscovered role in hematopoiesis occurring in the spleen, and that absence of a specific subset of DCs can lead to or exacerbate certain forms of leukemia.