By sequencing the germline genomes of twins and comparing them to those of close relatives, scientists at deCODE genetics have found mutations that are present in just one of the
When Françoise Barré-Sinoussi came to Stockholm to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2008, she felt like she was in another world. As a true scientist, her
An international collaboration project to develop and implement novel genome-based disease prediction tools has received over 10 million euros from the EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program. The project
In a new study, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have used a urine test to identify and verify a patient’s type of asthma. The study, which has been published in the
Biomedicum in Stockholm, designed by C.F. Møller Architects for Akademiska Hus and Karolinska Institutet, is a European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2022 nominee.
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report in the journal Nature that they have developed novel first-in-class inhibitors that compromise mitochondrial function in cancer cells. Treatment with the inhibitors stopped cancer cells
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 recognizes the creation of a rechargeable world that paved the way for pacemakers. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 was awarded jointly to John
The Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded a grant of DKK 84.5 million to continue the BRIDGE – Translational Excellence Programme at the University of Copenhagen. The purpose of BRIDGE is to
The Tobias Foundation grant in 2020 has been awarded to Magnus Tobiasson and Eva Hellström Lindberg, Karolinska Institutet. The grant amounts to SEK 10 million over a five-year period. It
Women vaccinated against HPV have a significantly lower risk of developing cervical cancer, and the positive effect is most pronounced for women vaccinated at a young age, according to a
Researchers at Uppsala University have developed a new method to rapidly determine how effective two antibiotics combined can be in stopping bacterial growth. The new method is simple for laboratories
Antibiotics use, particularly antibiotics with greater spectrum of microbial coverage, may be associated with an increased risk of new-onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and its subtypes ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s
In the research project NEUROPA Oulu researchers utilize recent progress in photonics, neuroscience and medicine to develop a non-invasive means of modulating specific neural pathways in the brain. The ultimate
Neuroscientists and stem cell researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a research model that allows studying human hippocampal neurons, the brain cells primarily affected by Alzheimer’s disease pathology.
Last fall Young Academies from the Nordic and the Baltic countries published a joint statement on gender equality in academia with the aim to engage the new generation of researchers.
The Nobel Prize 2016