Published: 19-11-2018 11:08 | Updated: 08-02-2022 13:53

Margareta Wilhelm awarded a Senior Research position from the KI Board of Research

Margareta Wilhelm, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology.

Margareta Wilhelm at MTC was awarded a highly competitive Senior Research position from the Board of Research at Karolinska Institutet. She will receive 1.2 million SEK per year over five years to be used for salary.

The Senior Researcher funding is part of the board’s drive to recruit leading junior researchers with particularly outstanding scientific merits and future potential. Margaretas research focuses on understanding fundamental processes regulating tumor development and the interaction between tumor cells and its microenvironment. Her lab is also developing novel tumor models using reprogramming of patient cells into tissue specific stem cells to study tumor initiation mechanisms.