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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The body's 'glucostat' identified

(Karolinska Institutet) It is the pancreatic islets that have the overall responsibility for maintaining normal blood glucose levels in our bodies, according to a new study by researchers at Karolinsk...

Possible new principle for cancer therapy

(Karolinska Institutet) A study published in Science Translational Medicine shows that small molecules that specifically inhibit an important selenium-containing enzyme may be useful in combating canc...

Promising therapeutic approach for spinal cord injuries

(Karolinska Institutet) The healing ability of the central nervous system is very limited and injuries to the brain or spinal cord often result in permanent functional deficits. Researchers at Karolin...

New approach to predict respiratory allergy in early childhood

(Karolinska Institutet) A new study in EBioMedicine by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the Medical University of Vienna, Austria, suggests that immune response in early childhood to...

Older people with bowel disease receive older medicines

(Karolinska Institutet) Inflammatory bowel disease is common amongst older people and there are big differences in the choice of treatment for different age groups. Patients over the age of 60 often r...

Cerebral palsy survey in Uganda fills knowledge gap

(Karolinska Institutet) 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, prob...

Salamander genome gives clues about unique regenerative ability

(Karolinska Institutet) Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to sequence the giant genome of a salamander, the Iberian ribbed newt, which is a full six times greater than the hu...

Lithium treatment for bipolar disorder linked to lowest risk of rehospitalisation

(Karolinska Institutet) Individuals with bipolar disorder have the lowest risk of rehospitalisation if treated with lithium, according to a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in JAMA...

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Cecilia Linde MD PhD, Karolinska Institute, Sweden.

Sleep quality after modified uvulopalatopharyngoplasty: Results from the SKUP3 randomized controlled trial.

To investigate whether uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) improves sleep quality in patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) using the Functional Outcomes of Sleep Questionnaire (FOSQ) and the Karoli...

Exposure to interpersonal violence and risk of post-traumatic stress disorder among women with borderline personality disorder.

This study aims to determine the validity of the Karolinska Interpersonal Violence Scale (KIVS), as a screening tool for PTSD, among women with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and severe suicida...

Platelet monoamine oxidase activity and interpersonal violence in male suicide attempters.

Low platelet monoamine oxidase B (MAO-B) activity, proxy of low central serotonergic functions, has been shown to correlate with criminal behavior in adolescents that come from an unfavorable psychoso...

Clinical Trials [11 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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 ...

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...

Valve Leaflet Motion in Sutureless Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves

A single-center prospective interventional trial. Patients implanted with a sutureless bioprosthetic aortic valve at Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden from 2012 will be e...

A Study to Assess the Wakefulness Promoting Effect, Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics (PK) of LML134 in Shift Work Disorder

The main purpose of this study is to demonstrate that LML134 can increase wakefulness compared to placebo in patients with shift work disorder (SWD) measured by objective and subjective en...

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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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