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 Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded Birgitta Henriques Normark the Torsten Söderberg Academy Professorial Chair in Medicine – a SEK 10 million grant over a period of five
Random Walk Imaging (RWI) has announced positive data from a study in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients using the company’s scanning method and software protocol. Data from the study, which was
Novo Nordisk leads the international, public-private research consortium ‘SOPHIA’ (Stratification of Obese Phenotypes to Optimize Future Obesity Therapy), which was launched with the aim of improving risk assessment of comorbidities
Pascale Cossart, Sven Hagströmer, and Thomas Sakmar will have their doctorates formally conferred at Stockholm City Hall on 13 November 2020. An honorary doctorate can be awarded to researchers who
Researchers in Sweden and Finland have produced a vaccine for viruses linked to type 1 diabetes in the hope that it could provide protection against the disease. The study has
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and the University of North Carolina have mapped out the cell types behind various brain disorders and their findings offer a roadmap for the development of
Sara Mangsbo, Associate Senior Lecturer at Uppsala University, has been appointed one of Sweden’s ten most innovative entrepreneurs 2020 by the Swedish Incubators & Science Parks (SISP) and ÅForsk. Mangsbo