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Physiology and Pharmacology
The 30 research groups at FyFa are part of an open, international atmosphere.
FyFa is responsible for a large number of courses and programme courses.
Our combination of clinical research and basic research is unique at KI.
About the department
At the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology we teach and conduct research in pharmacology, physiology, anesthesiology and intensive care. We have around 400 employees, 30 research groups, and 90 doctoral students.
Research at FyFa
We conduct both pre-clinical and clinical research in physiology, pharmacology, and anesthesiology and intensive care.
Research group leaders A-Z
Research group leaders and research groups A-Z at the department of physiology and pharmacology.
Doctoral studies at FyFa
Admission to doctoral studies, and rules and regulations for those already enrolled as doctoral students at FyFa.
High impact publications from FyFa
Recent publications with one or several authors from the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology in high impact journals (IF >9).
03 Nov 2015 - 08:00
High-intensity exercise changes how muscle cells manage calcium
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have discovered a cellular mechanism behind the surprising benefits of short, high-intensity interval exercise. Their findings, which are published in the scientific journal PNAS , also provide clues to why antioxidants undermine the effect of endurance training...
03 Nov 2015 - 09:00
Learning more about the link between PCOS and mental health
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have high levels of androgens in their blood, which has been assumed able to affect fetal development during pregnancy. An international team of researchers led from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has now identified a hormonal mechanism that might...
Publication in Molecular Cell
Theresa Vincent, groupleader for the research group Molecular cancer and stem cell therapeutics, is one of the authors of an article recently published in Molecular Cell (IF 14. 018)
Intranet (accessible at FyFa)
Theses from FyFa
07 Dec 2015 - 10:00
Half-time seminar: Vasiliki Basinou
17 Feb 2016 - 09:00
11 May 2016 - 13:00
Vacant positions at FyFa
All types of employment
Postdoctoral studies in cell and developmental biology(scholarship)
18 Jan 2016
Working at Karolinska Institutet