Karolinska Institutet

Karolinska Institutet (KI) was established in 1810-1811 for the purpose of training military surgeons in Sweden. KI is the largest medical research center in Stockholm, Sweden and a leading medical university with world-wide respect for their research and technology studies. A KI committee appoints the Nobel Laureates for Physiology or Medicine. KI has numerous Nobel Laureates to their credit over the years. The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Pharmacology and RNA research are cutting edge in the field of medical research. The medical school is rated highly for patient care and medical research and education.

Address
SE-171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
E-mail
info@ki.se
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Harder for T cells to fight cancer in absence of VEGF-A

Contrary to what was previously believed, the immune system's cancer-killing T cells are more effective in a tumour's anoxic environment when they have access to growth factor VEGF-A. In a study from Karolinska Institutet ...

Nov 13, 2017
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Troponin linked to increased risk of death

A blood test that measures the presence of heart specific proteins called troponins is used by A&E hospitals to diagnose myocardial infarction in patients with chest pain. But even normal levels of the protein in patients ...

Nov 03, 2017
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Cerebral palsy survey in Uganda fills knowledge gap

Cerebral palsy is more common and has higher mortality in Uganda than in high income countries. The underlying brain injury often occurs after the first month after birth, probably caused by malaria, a new population based ...

Oct 25, 2017
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High risk of injury in young elite athletes

Every week, an average of three in every 10 adolescent elite athletes suffer an injury. Worst affected are young women, and the risk of injury increases with low self-esteem, especially in combination with less sleep and ...

Oct 18, 2017
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