Project

Research into the role of GDF-15 in rheumatological disorders in vivo

Duration
01 January 2012 → 31 December 2014
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Orthopaedics
    • Orthopaedics
    • Orthopaedics
Keywords
rheumatology joint homeostasis TGF-beta
 
Project description

This research raises as strengthening the role of TGF-beta family member in joint homeostasis to find out. On the basis of previous in vitro data, it was a clear role for this protein is shown in cartilage metabolism. This project will specifically elaborate on the role of this protein in an in vivo setting.