English summary :
Presence of anti-apolipoprotein A-1 autoantibodies as a link between autoimmunity and atherogenesis. Investigations in acute coronary syndrome (collaboration with Prof F. Mach, Cardiology, HUG and with Dr N. Vuilleumier, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden) and in sleep apnea syndrome (collaboration with Prof. JL Pépin, laboratoire d'EFRC, INSERM ERI 0017 ,Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France). The aim of is project is to establish the role of anti-apoA-1 autoantibodies as a risk factor for atherosclerosis and to investigate their mechanisms of action.
- Role of apolipoprotein A-1 and cytokines in systemic inflammatory response syndrome in intensive care units (collaboration with Dr Bara Ricou and Dr J. Romand, Intensive Care, HUG)
- Role of cytokines in periodontal disease associated with spontaneous early preterm birth (collaboration with Dr Dre Begoña Martinez de Tejada Service d’Obstétrique, HUG, Prof Pierre Baehni, Ecole de Médecine dentaire, HUG et Prof. Jacques Schrenzel, Laboratoire central de Bactériologie, HUG
- Importance of gamma-interferon assay for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (collaboration with Dr Jean-Paul Janssens, Pneumology, HUG).