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Roland Grafström is one of four partners in the management of the project HARMLESS (Advanced high aspect ratio multicomponent materials: towards comprehensive intelligent testing and safe by design strategies) which has been granted 764,000 Euros within Horizon 2020.
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A comprehensive comparison of cancer survival between the Nordic countries shows improvements for all countries over time with previously observed differences attenuated. The reasons for these improvements are likely multifactorial. Previous studies comparing cancer survival between the Nordic countries have found marked differences, with a notably poorer survival in Danish patients.
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The minutes from the IMM board on 25 September can be found in the IMM joint folder P:IMM_Information/Protokoll
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People with multiple sclerosis (MS) gradually develop increasing functional impairment. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have now found a possible explanation for the progressive course of the disease in mice and how it can be reversed. The study, which is published in Science Immunology, can prove valuable to future treatments.
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Hi Helena Hildenwall, one of the authors of the publication and member of the Global Child Health and SDG’s research group at the Department of Global Public Health. What are the most important results of your study?
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This newsletter is primarily addressed to doctoral students. The purpose is to inform about news and practical details regarding doctoral education at KI.
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Causal inference is important in medical research to help determine if treatments are beneficial and if natural exposures are harmful. In many settings, data collection makes causal inference difficult without making overly optimistic or idealistic assumptions. In a new article published in the Journal of the American Statistical Association, researchers at Karolinska Institutet develop new statistical methods to make causal inference possible in some settings without making such assumptions.
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Take the chance to become one of KI’s five candidates!
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On Monday 12 October, the Stockholm County Administrative Board arranged a programme of royal visits to see how the local health authority is handling the COVID-19 pandemic. Their first stop was Karolinska Institutet.
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Hi Helena Cleeve, PhD student at the Division of Occupational Therapy (NVS). On November 6 you will defend your thesis “Mundane mattering : how materialities come to matter in everyday life in dementia care units and in end of life care”. What’s the main focus of the thesis?
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The course catalogue for the spring semester of 2021 is open for application until 16 November. As before, postdocs are also welcome to apply, and will be accepted if space is available.
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The call covers up to 14 grants for partial financing of doctoral education at KI that shall be used to pay for doctoral student’s salaries.
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The Green light process for doctoral supervisors has been reviewed, with minor adjustments being made to rules and routines.
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There are literally thousands of educators involved at our students learning. Here at KI, but also clinically. It's time to have a place where we can discuss experiences, examples and expertise on education.
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Tips from KI Grants Office about current calls.
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Researchers from Karolinska Institutet demonstrate that genetic risk score for ADHD can influence how autistic individuals respond to standard interventions and the specific program on social skills training KONTAKT®. This study is now published in npj Genomic Medicine.
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From October 5:th, all KI facilities at campus Solna have their fire alarms connected to SOS (Swedish rescue services).
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13 Oct 2020
New grant
Kristian Dreij and Felipe de Oliveira Galvão at the unit for biochemical toxicology have been granted support from STINT within the Joint Brazilian-Swedish Research Collaboration program for the period 2020–2023 with SEK 375,000.
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The Advisory Board for Culture has decided to annually award an individual or group at KI for their valuable contribution towards an interaction between medical science and the general public, or a leading activity within Karolinska Institutet's cultural sphere.
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Mikrobiologi, tumör- och cellbiologi, Fysiologi och farmakologi, Neurovetenskap, Cell- och molekylärbiologi, Medicinsk biokemi och biofysik
If you have a computer with an earlier version of Windows 10, you need to perform a mandatory update of the operating system. The update can take up to two hours, however installed programs/applications will not be affected by the update.
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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, NAFLD, affects nearly one in four adults in Europe and the U.S. Earlier research has demonstrated an increased risk of death in patients with NAFLD and advanced fibrosis or cirrhosis. Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Massachusetts General Hospital in the U.S. show that mortality increases with disease severity, but even mild fatty liver disease is linked to higher mortality. The findings have been published in the scientific journal Gut.
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Researchers at Karolinska Institutet rapidly generate new knowledge on the importance of different groups of drugs and the development of hyponatremi. In the present study, lithium treatment was compared between 11,213 individuals hospitalized due to hyponatremia and 44,801 controlls. Interestingly, lithium treatment was half as common among individuals with hyponatremia. The results were recently published in Journal of Psychopharmacology.
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Congratulations Mats Rudling, Bo Angelin and Moumita Ghosh Laskar to Alvarengas price 2020 for study on stress and cholesterol.
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Medicin, Huddinge
Georgios Sotiriou, Researcher at the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology receives the Smoluchowski award for his research contribution to the fields of aerosol science and technology. The award consists of a certification and a personal prize of 2.000 €.
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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) is a non-invasive radiation free imaging modality that has quickly become the gold standard for many physiological measurements of the heart.
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New conference equipment is installed in IMM's larger meeting rooms.
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The minutes from the Enhetsråd on 8 October can be found in the IMM joint folder P:IMM_Information/Protokoll
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A study lead by KI researcher and SciLifeLab Fellow Simon Elsässer elucidates a new flavour of heterochromatin, used by embryonic stem cells to silence ‘parasitic’ DNA-elements within the context of their highly dynamic pluripotent chromatin. The study was recently published in Nature Communications.
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The Royal Swedish Academy of Scientists have decided to award the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna. Here, KI researchers who uses the method in their own research comment on this year’s prize. “It’s what we’ve been waiting for,” says Fredrik Lanner.
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KI researchers receive 52 120 000 SEK in Forte's yearly call within the areas of responsibility: health, working life and welfare. The purpose of the call is to allow for analysis of advanced knowledge and to contribute to such knowledge in designated research areas or issues.
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Eleni Aklillu is Professor in Tropical Pharmacology and research group leader at Department of Laboratory Medicine and has been awarded the prestigious RSTMH Donald Mackay Medal.
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Laboratoriemedicin
Some practical advice for work from home.
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Institutet för miljömedicin
Iben Axén, unit of intervention and implementation research, is new research group leader at IMM.
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Tips from KI Grants Office about current calls.
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Friday Oct 30 is a day off for all TA staff as it is the day before All Saints' Day.
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Medicinsk epidemiologi och biostatistik
Newly employed and people who have never logged in to medarbetare.ki.se are currently unable to do so.
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Eleni Aklillu is Professor in Tropical Pharmacology and research group leader at Department of Laboratory Medicine and has been awarded the prestigious RSTMH Donald Mackay Medal.
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The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded the discovery of the hepatitis C virus. Thanks to the work of the laureates, it is now possible to detect the virus in blood and to provide an effective treatment for the infection. It has saved the lives of millions of people. The prize also focuses on the importance of research into viruses.
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If you are a teacher, clinical supervisor or involved in education you can take part in webinars in digital learning and higher education courses, in order to develop your pedagogical competence.
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Professor Jan Lännergren, formerly at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, has passed away. Jan Lännergren's research has, among other things, contributed to the knowledge of functional differences in different types of muscle fiber. Jan Lännergren was 81 years old.
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Fysiologi och farmakologi
NVS congratulates Ann-Helen Patomella, Lena von Koch, Maria Hagströmer and Neda Agahi!
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The STINT-funded project SASUF (Sweden South Africa University Forum) will hold its first digital conference 23-27 November 2020.
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KI Gene Core Facility offers Sanger DNA sequencing, it is available in-house. Karolinska Institutet core facility KI Gene offers a high level of service and answers within the same day. 
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Fysiologi och farmakologi
Hi Hanna Johansson, PhD student at the Division of Physiotherapy, NVS. On October 23 you will defend your thesis “Balance and gait in Parkinson’s disease : from perceptions to performance”. What’s the main focus of the thesis?
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During the autumn and spring term, the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics participates in a project on the department management's communication channels and internal communication at the department. The aim is to gain a better understanding of how communication works today and how it can be developed in the future.
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Medicinsk biokemi och biofysik
Scheduled maintenance work on W3D3 on Wednesday 7/10 and Thurdsday 8/10.
The service will be unavailable during this time.
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5 Oct 2020
Grant from NIH
Karin Leander, Unit of Cardiovascular and Nutritional Epidemiology, has received a 4-year grant of SEK 3,860,000 from the National Institute of Health (NIH), USA.
Project title: Menopausal hormone therapy in relation to risk of Alzheimer´s disease
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Institutet för miljömedicin
NEURO's administration follows KI's and the Public Health Agency of Sweden's recommendations regarding the covid-19 pandemic and works from home as many of the tasks can be carried out remotely. Depending on how the situation develops, we plan to be present in Biomedicum in quarter A3 a few days a week to enable physical meetings if necessary.
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Neurovetenskap
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M. Rice for their discoveries of the Hepatitis C virus.
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2020-06-08