• Epac1-deficient mice have bleeding phenotype and thrombocytes with decreased GPIbβ expression 

      Nygaard, Gyrid; Herfindal, Lars; Åsrud, Kathrine Sivertsen; Bjørnstad, Ronja; Kopperud, Reidun Kristin; Oveland, Eystein; Berven, Frode; Myhren, Lene Elisabeth; Høivik, Erling Andre; Lunde, Turid Helen Felli; Bakke, Marit; Døskeland, Stein Ove; Selheim, Frode (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Epac1 (Exchange protein directly activated by cAMP 1) limits fluid loss from the circulation by tightening the endothelial barrier. We show here that Epac1−/− mice, but not Epac2−/− mice, have prolonged bleeding time, ...
    • Synoviocyte-targeted therapy synergizes with TNF inhibition in arthritis reversal 

      Svensson, Mattias N.D.; Zoccheddu, Martina; Yang, Shen; Nygaard, Gyrid; Secchi, Christian; Doody, Karen M.; Slowikowski, Kamil; Mizoguchi, Fumitaka; Humby, Frances; Hands, Rebecca; Santelli, Eugenio; Sacchetti, Cristiano; Wakabayashi, Kuninobu; Wu, Dennis J.; Barback, Christopher; Ai, Rizi; Wang, Wei; Sims, Gary P.; Mydel, Piotr Mateusz; Kasama, Tsuyoshi; Boyle, David L.; Galimi, Francesco; Vera, David; Tremblay, Michel L.; Raychaudhuri, Soumya; Brenner, Michael B.; Firestein, Gary S.; Pitzalis, Costantino; Ekwall, Anna-Karin H.; Stanford, Stephanie M.; Bottini, Nunzio (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Fibroblast-like synoviocytes (FLS) are joint-lining cells that promote rheumatoid arthritis (RA) pathology. Current disease-modifying antirheumatic agents (DMARDs) operate through systemic immunosuppression. FLS-targeted ...