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Lars Hviid

Lars Hviid

Professor

Member of:

  • SURFACE team

Current research

  • Soluble host factors in malaria pathogenesis and parasite immuno-evasion
  • Naturally acquired immunity to malaria in children and in pregnant women
  • The malaria-protective effect of certain hemoglobinopathies
  • Malaria and endemic Burkitt's Lymphoma

Fields of interest

  • Naturally acquired immunity to P. falciparum malaria
  • Immuno-evasion by P. falciparum parasites
  • Enhancing malaria research capacity in Africa

Teaching

Regular teaching in immunology to undergraduate and graduate students at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University. Coordinator of the BSc course "Cellular and Medical Immunology".

Primary fields of research

  • Immunology and pathogenesis of severe P. falciparum malaria in children.
  • Immunology and pathogenesis of pregnancy-associated P. falciparum malaria.
  • Immuno-evasive mechanisms and strategies of P. falciparum parasites.

My researcher profile at Google Scholar is here.

My researcher profile at ResearcherID is here.

Possible conflicts of interest

None.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Multiple Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein 1 variants per genome can bind IgM via its Fc fragment Fcμ

    Jeppesen, A., Ditlev, S. B., Soroka, V., Stevenson, E. K., Turner, L., Dzikowski, R., Hviid, L. & Barfod, L. 2015 In : Infection and Immunity. 83, 10, p. 3972-81 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  2. Published

    Investigating the function of Fc -specific binding of IgM to Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein 1 mediating erythrocyte rosetting

    Stevenson, L., Huda, P., Jeppesen, A., Laursen, E. T. F., Rowe, J. A., Craig, A., Streicher, W., Barfod, L. & Hviid, L. Jun 2015 In : Cellular Microbiology. 17, 6, p. 819-31 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Published

    α2-macroglobulin can crosslink multiple Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein 1 (PfEMP1) molecules and may facilitate adhesion of parasitized erythrocytes

    Stevenson, L., Laursen, E., Cowan, G. J., Bandoh, B., Barfod, L., Cavanagh, D. R., Andersen, G. R. & Hviid, L. Jul 2015 In : P L o S Pathogens. 11, 7, p. 1-19 19 p., e1005022

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  4. Published

    Evasion of immunity to Plasmodium falciparum malaria by IgM masking of protective IgG epitopes in infected erythrocyte surface-exposed PfEMP1

    Barfod, L., Dalgaard, M. B., Pleman, S. T., Ofori, M. F., Pleass, R. J. & Hviid, L. 2011 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, 30, p. 12485-90 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  5. Published

    Kinetics of B Cell responses to Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein 1 in Ghanaian women naturally exposed to malaria parasites

    Ampomah, P., Stevenson, L., Ofori, M. F., Barfod, L. & Hviid, L. 1 Jun 2014 In : Journal of Immunology. 192, 11, p. 5236-44 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Selected activities

  1. P L o S Medicine (Print) (Journal)

    Hviid, L. (Member of Editorial Board)
    2006 → …

    Activity: ResearchEditor of Research journal

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