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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Genetic link to IBS identified in women

(Karolinska Institutet) New research coordinated by Karolinska Institutet in Sweden links certain DNA variants to increased risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in women. The findings, published in ...

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New disease model to facilitate development of ALS and MS therapies

(Karolinska Institutet) Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have developed a new disease model for neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS and MS that can be used to develop new immunotherap...

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...

Weekday for operation does not affect survival from lung cancer

(Karolinska Institutet) The day of the week on which a patient has a lung cancer operation has no significance for their survival. This has been demonstrated by researchers at Karolinska Institutet, S...

Cell types underlying schizophrenia identified

(Karolinska Institutet) Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and University of North Carolina, USA, have identified the cell types underlying schizophrenia in a new study published in Nature ...

No link found between oral antifungal drug and stillbirth

(Karolinska Institutet) New research from a Swedish and Norwegian team of researchers led from Karolinska Institutet does not support a suggested link between treatment with the oral antifungal drug f...

Lipid molecules can be used for cancer growth

(Karolinska Institutet) Cancer cells can when the blood supply is low use lipid molecules as fuel instead of blood glucose. This has been shown in animal tumour models by researchers at Karolinska Ins...

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Cecilia Linde MD PhD, Karolinska Institute, Sweden.

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...

Invasive infection caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae is a disease affecting patients with high comorbidity and associated with high long-term mortality.

Klebsiella pneumoniae (KP) is after Escherichia coli (EC) the most common gram-negative species causing invasive infections. Herein, we analyzed risk factors and prognosis in invasive infections cause...

Daytime microsleeps during 7 days of sleep restriction followed by 13 days of sleep recovery in healthy young adults.

We investigated the consequences of sleep restriction (SR) on maintenance of wakefulness capacities and diurnal sleepiness through microsleeps monitoring. 12 healthy males (20-36 years old) were sle...

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...

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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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