Our Project Team

Principal Investigator

Damini Jawaheer, Ph.D.
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
Oakland, CA

Collaborators

J. Lee Nelson, M.D.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center &
University of Washington, Seattle
Vibeke Zoffmann, R.N., Ph.D.
The Juliane Marie Center,
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Lior Pachter, Ph.D.
University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Elizabeth Purdom, Ph.D.
University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Jørn Olsen, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California Los Angeles &
Aarhus University, Denmark
Merete Hetland, M.D., Ph.D., DMSc.
DANBIO, Ctr for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Nicholas P. Jewell, Ph.D.
University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

We dedicate a special recognition to Hanne Kjærgaard, R.M., Ph.D. (1948 – 2013) for her valuable contributions to this project.


Study co-ordinator

Mette Kiel Smed, R.M.

Research assistants (Denmark)

Rikke Godtkjær Andersen
Mie Rasmussen

Research assistants (Jawaheer lab, Oakland)

Dana Goin
Amogh Pathi
Noellyn Robleto

Nurses

Anne-Grethe Rasmussen
Charlotte Schön Frengler
Henriette Cederholm
Randi Petersen

Tove Thorup Rasmussen
Lone Thomassen
Britta Hvidberg Nielsen

Laboratory technicians

Teresa Rozenfeldt
Rbia Afzal
Kirsten Junker
Lis Kastberg Schubert

Jette Barlach
Helle Bendsten
Helle Andersen
Marjo Westerdahl