Tens of millions of people all over the world suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. The discoveries behind the Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis 2013 have in a decisive manner contributed to our understanding of the disease. For instance, Lars Klareskogs's research shows that if no-one in Sweden smoked, one in five cases could probably be avoided.
You are welcome to register for interviews on 2-3 May with this year's Crafoord Prize Laureates Lars Klareskog, Peter K. Gregersen and Robert J. Winchester. Spaces are limited.
Crafoord Days 2013
Beijer Hall, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences:
The Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis is awarded to the Laureates by His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf.
Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, 9:15 AM - 12 noon: Crafoord Prize Lectures 2013
(public lectures by the Laureates)
The Laureates present their discoveries in popular scientific terms.
Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, 1:20 PM - 5:10 PM: Prize Symposium in Polyarthritis