At the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology we conduct research within the key fields of physiology, pharmacology, and anesthesiology and intensive care medicine.
Igor Adameyko, senior researcher at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, was awarded the Hans Wigzell Research Foundation Science Prize (Hans Wigzells Forskningsstiftelses vetenskapspris) on November 29, 2017.
Gunnar Schulte, Magnus Ingelman-Sundberg and Erik Norberg are among the 83 researchers at KI to receive more than SEK 180 million, of which almost SEK 73 million in new grants.
The grant will be used to study the ability of beetroot to decrease the risk of diabetes, renal failure and cardiovascular disease.
Volker M. Lauschke, Assistant Professor at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, is awarded the the prize 2017 for his work on the development and characterization of physiological hepatic model systems with the goal to study the molecular basis underlying inter-individual differences in drug response.
Magnus Ingelman-Sundberg was awarded the ECR Advanced Grant 2016 from the European Research Council for his research project "HEPASPHER – Mimicking liver disease and regeneration in vitro for drug development and liver transplantation".
Lars Larsson, Professor of neurophysiology at FyFa, receives grant from the Erling-Persson Family Foundation for his research on a type of muscle paralysis that affects some patients in intensive care.