InFLAMES Guest Seminar, Tomas Mustelin (seminars 1 and 2)

    InFLAMES Guest Seminar

    Professor Tomas Mustelin, the Division Head for Rheumatology at the University of Washington, gives three InFLAMES Guest Seminars:


    Why and how does citrullination occur in rheumatoid arthritis?”
    Tuesday, April 23 at 11:00–12:00
    Säätiö-Sali, Medisiina D


    The neoantigen hypothesis of autoimmunity
    Tuesday, April 23 at 12:00–13:00
    Säätiö-Sali, Medisiina D


    Lupus pathogenesis: crossing the LINE1?”
    Thursday, April 25 at 11:00–12:00
    Säätiö-Sali, Medisiina D


    Host: Professor Riitta Lahesmaa ( )


    About Professor Mustelin:

    Tomas Mustelin, MD, PhD, professor, is the Division Head for Rheumatology at University of Washington. He has had a stellar career both in academia and industry. After MD, PhD at University of Helsinki he pursued his post-doc at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California and continued as PI in the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology and The Burnham Institute for Medical Research for another 15 years. He then shifted gears, taking a “brief sabbatical” in Amgen and MedImmune and Gilead. During his over 10 years of industry experience, he led the discovery of several FDA-approved drugs for autoimmune, inflammatory/respiratory diseases and immune-oncology.