Tag Archives: Karolinska Institutet

The Lancet Oncology publishes new hypotheses tested on rectal cancer patients

STOCKHOLM, 14-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study from Karolinska Institutet shows that short-course preoperative radiotherapy combined with delayed surgery reduces the adverse side-effects of rectal cancer surgery without compromising its efficacy. The results are presented in the journal The Lancet … Read the full press release

University of York psychologists: Obese body produces significantly lower body satisfaction for females than males

YORK, 13-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ‘Owning’ an obese body produces significantly lower body satisfaction for females than males, scientists have found. In the first study of its kind investigating healthy individuals and their brain activity when perceiving themselves as either slim … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca/ Karolinska Institutet research points to novel targets for next generation medicines for type 2 diabetes, obesity and other metabolic disorders

STOCKHOLM, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — New understanding of how hormone-producing cells in the pancreas decode their genetic instructions is pointing to novel targets for next generation medicines for type 2 diabetes, obesity and other metabolic disorders. A large scale analysis of … Read the full press release

Karolinska Institutet appointed Professor Bo Angelin head of Integrated Cardio Metabolic Centre (ICMC)

Karolinska Institutet has appointed Professor Bo Angelin to lead the Integrated Cardio Metabolic Centre (ICMC), a joint initiative with AstraZeneca. Now it is a matter of recruiting scientists to the centre. Stockholm, Sweden, 21-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Bo Angelin is a Professor … Read the full press release

Stamcellsforskaren Jonas Frisén tilldelas Torsten Söderbergs akademiprofessur i medicin 2013

Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien har beslutat tilldela Jonas Frisén, Karolinska Institutet, Torsten Söderbergs akademiprofessur i medicin 2013. Professuren, som är finansierad av Torsten Söderbergs Stiftelse, ska främja internationellt ledande forskning inom medicin på heltid i 5 år. Anslaget uppgår till sammanlagt 10 … Read the full press release

Swedish Karolinska Institutet researchers identified new stabilizing agent of atherosclerotic plaques

06-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified a new stabilizing agent of atherosclerotic plaques. These findings have been published in Science Translational Medicine, and show how the immune system can improve the condition in blood vessels … Read the full press release