Published: 07-11-2023 19:14 | Updated: 09-11-2023 08:35

Seven KI researchers receive funding from SSMF

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SSMF (Swedish Society for Medical Research) is aimed at researchers in all fields of medicine and supports basic research as well as applied research. In the autumn of 2023, seven researchers from Karolinska Institutet have been awarded grants.

The SSMF Consolidator Grant is a five-year grant equivalent to SEK 2 200 000 per year. The grant gives prominent researchers the opportunity to strengthen their position as independent researchers. 

The researchers from KI who have been granted SSMF's Consolidator Grant 2023 are:

Michael Landreh at the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology.

Carl Sellgren at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology.

The SSMF Starting Grant 

SSMF's Starting Grant is a start-up grant for young researchers in medicine. The grant provides SEK 1.7 million per year for four years, including salary funding for researchers.

The researchers from KI who have been granted the 2023 SSMF Starting Grant are:

Onur Dagliyan at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics.

Camilla Engblom at the Department of Medicine (Solna).

Nikolas Herold at the Department of Women's and Children's Health.

William Nyberg

Bahira Shahim at the Department of Medicine (Solna).