Fibrotic Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases (Nor-FIORD)
The overall mission of this research group is to enable highly competitive translational and clinical research to foster the initiation of new clinical trials and translation of novel achievements into clinical use, benefiting patients with fibrotic and inflammatory rheumatic diseases. The research strategies of this group specifically focus on clinical and translational research, the use of existing registries, biobanks and core facilities and conduction of clinical trials. We anticipate societal benefit and optimized and personalized strategies for identification, monitoring, treatment and outcome assessment. We will promote transfer of knowledge and innovation-oriented processes from our projects to ensure that relevant results are effectively translated to clinical practice.