The Role of B cells in the development of experimental Sjogren's syndrome


Grant Data
Project Title
The Role of B cells in the development of experimental Sjogren's syndrome
Principal Investigator
Professor Lu, Liwei   (Principal investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2018-12-31
Amount
906119
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
B cells, Autoimmunity, T cells, Sjogren? syndrome, animal model
Discipline
Allergy/Immunology
Panel
Biology and Medicine (M)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17114515
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 To identify key molecular signals involved in the induction of cytokine-producing MZ B cells. 3 To determine the therapeutic effects of targeting MZ B cells in the treatment of ESS.