Contribution of HLA-B27 subtypes to disease classification and outcome in Ankylosing Spondylitis will contribute information of prognosis and subgroups.
Investigation of non-HLA genes (ARTS-1, IL-23) in AS. This will help clarify other genetic predisposing factors for AS and potentially define other pathogenic pathways.
Contact person: Ass. Prof. Gunnstein Bakland