Karolinska Institutet Company Profile

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Karolinska Institutet is one of Europe's largest medical universities. It is also Sweden´s largest centre for medical training and research, accounting for 30 per cent of the medical training and 40 per cent of the medical academic research that is conducted nationwide. Karolinska Institutet´s mission is to improve the health of mankind through research, education and information.


Nobels väg 5
SE-171 77


Phone: 46 8 524 800 00
Fax: 46 8 31 11 01

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RXi and Karolinska Institutet target solid tumour therapy

US-based biotechnology company RXi Pharmaceuticals has formed a research alliance with the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, to develop and...Read More... The post RXi and Karolinska Institu...

Antibodies linked to heart attacks

(Karolinska Institutet) Levels of antiphospholipid antibodies, which are associated with rheumatic diseases, are also elevated in myocardial infarction without any autoimmune co-morbidity, a study fro...

Immunotherapy effective against hereditary melanoma

(Karolinska Institutet) Individuals with an inherited form of skin cancer often have a poor prognosis. The type of immunotherapy that was awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is, ...

New knowledge on how neurons talk to muscles

(Karolinska Institutet) Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered a new way in which nerve cells can control movement. In a study on zebrafish published in the journal PNAS they s...

New possible target for treating major common diseases

(Karolinska Institutet) There is a large, untapped potential for developing drugs against cancer, fibrosis and cardiovascular diseases by targeting a family of receptors known as Frizzleds, researcher...

New clues to the origin and progression of multiple sclerosis

(Karolinska Institutet) Mapping of a certain group of cells, known as oligodendrocytes, in the central nervous system of a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), shows that they might have a signific...

How pneumococci challenge our immune system

(Karolinska Institutet) Pneumococci are the most common cause of respiratory tract infections, such as otitis and sinusitis, as well as of severe infections like pneumonia and meningitis. A new study ...

Treatment for severe heartburn prevents cancer

(Karolinska Institutet) Medical or surgical treatment of severe heartburn prevents cancer of the oesophagus, a study from Karolinska Institutet with almost one million Nordic patients reveals. The res...

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Legends of Allergology/Immunology: Gunnar Johansson.

Undoubtedly, the discovery of immunoglobulin E (IgE) and research in its role in mediating inflammation have given clinical allergy a scientific platform and has highlighted the importance of the spec...

Perioperative haemostasis in children with haemophilia and inhibitors during central venous catheter surgery: The Karolinska model.

Brain glial activation in fibromyalgia - a multi-site positron emission tomography investigation.

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a poorly understood chronic condition characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and cognitive difficulties. While mounting evidence suggests a role for neuroinfla...

Shift work and sex are variants across Karolinska Sleep Questionnaire and the application of linking analysis as a step forward using Item Response Theory.

The frequency of sleep disturbances is considerably higher in the night and shift workers and in females than in day workers and males, respectively. However, a subjective sleep scale must be invarian...

Cognitive functioning of female nurses during the night shift: The impact of age, clock time, time awake and subjective sleepiness.

Decline in cognitive functioning in the workplace is a major concern for health care systems. Understanding factors associated with nighttime functioning is imperative for instituting organizational r...

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Neurobiological Underpinnings to Hypersexual Disorder

Hypersexual Disorder (HD), sometimes called "sexual addiction", is a disorder with intense sexual desires and psychological preoccupations that lead to out-of-control sexual activities wit...

The Association Between the Microbiological Environment in Colon and Colorectal Disease

Colorectal illness contributes significantly to the global burden of disease. Cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticulosis result in substantial patients suffering and health care...

Cognitive Assessment in Excessive Daytime Sleepiness: Electrophysiological Study.

Cognition was assessed using Minimental state examination (MMSE), Trail making tests A and B (TMT) tests, P300 and quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG) sleepiness was assessed using ...

A Pilot Validation Study of Continuous CO2-based End-expiratory Lung Volume Measurements in Humans.

The capnodynamic method non-invasively calculates effective lung volume (ELV) continuously during surgery. In this study ELV is compared to functionalresidual capacity (FRC) measured with ...

Continous Cardiac Output - Non-Invasive Evaluation (CONNIE)

The capnodynamic method non-invasively calculates effective pulmonary blood flow (EPBF) continuously during surgery. In this study EPBF is compared to cardiac output (CO) measured with Tra...

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Karolinska Institutet

Karolinska Institutet is one of Europe's largest medical universities. It is also Sweden´s largest centre for medical training and research, accounting for 30 per cent of the medical training and 40 ...


Actar is a biomedical company which builds the bridge from academic research to drug development. Actar is located at Karolinska Institutet and has eight employees. Actar identifies drug targets from ...

Accuro Immunology AB

Accuro Immunology is a biomedical discovery company based at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. Based on its proprietary TEIPP1 technology, Accuro develops active immunotherapies directed at ...

Karolinska Development AB PUBL

Managing one of the largest portfolios of life science research companies in Europe, Karolinska Development AB is a new type of company focused on filling the innovation gap within the pharmaceuti...


Stresscompany is an innovation-based healthcare company with the ambition to secure a leading role on the market for online treatments. The company’s aim is to reduce the neg...

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