Published: 11-10-2021 10:05 | Updated: 11-10-2021 10:05

Three KI researchers awarded SSMF’s Large Grant 2021

Three KI researchers have been awarded SSMF’s Large Grant, one of Sweden’s biggest grants for medical research. The researchers are allocated grants for four years of part- or full-time research with the goal of establishing an independent scientific career. This year the foundation received 153 applications, of which eight were granted.

The Swedish Society for Medical Research (SSMF) annually awards SSMF’s Large Grant to young and promising medical researchers. This year’s KI recipients are:

Laurence Picton at the Deparmnent of Neuroscience recieves 6 800 000 SEK in grant for four years research full time for the project Mammalian intraspinal proprioception for motor function and development.

Ernesto Sparrelid at the Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology recieves 6 775 200 SEK in grant for four years research part time for the project Mapping the human bile duct immune system for novel drug target discovery and personalized care in primary sclerosing cholangitis and cholangiocarcinoma.

Susanna Brauner at the Deparment of Clinical Neuroscience recieves 5 256 000 SEK in grant for four years research part time for the project Myasthenia gravis- towards improved prognostication and treatment.