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Published: 2017-03-09 11:52 | Updated: 2017-03-14 14:51

Grant to research on muscle paralysis from the Erling-Persson Family Foundation

Lars Larsson, Professor of neurophysiology specialising in muscular physiology, receives 6 milllion SEK during 3 years from the Erling-Persson Family Foundation for his research on a type of muscle paralysis that affects some patients in intensive care.

In February The Erling-Persson Family Foundation donated to three different projects within medicine/life science/care in Sweden, and Professor Lars Larsson at Karolinska Institutet received funds for his project ”Acquired muscle paralysis in intensive care unit patients: Mechanisms, diagnosis/monitoring and treatment”.

Lars Larsson is a professor at the Department of physiology and pharmacology. His research presentation: Muscular atrophy common in intensive care.