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Physiology and Pharmacology
The 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.
Research at FyFa
High impact publications
Doctoral studies at FyFa
Theses from FyFa
Research group leaders A-Ö
For FyFa Staff
3 researchers at FyFa receive grants from The Swedish Cancer Society
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.
Stefano Gastaldello nominated to two new academic positions
Stefano Gastaldello, Associate Professor in Physiology at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Karolinska Institutet and Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy at Binzhou Medical University, Yantai, China.
Elisabet Stener-Victorin new Professor in Reproductive Physiology at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Mattias Carlström receives SEK 6 million grant from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation
The grant will be used to study the ability of beetroot to decrease the risk of diabetes, renal failure and cardiovascular disease.
New insights into GPCR activation
Gunnar Schulte and his research team - in collaboration with SciLifelab, Uppsala University and The Hebrew University/Israel – have used advanced live cell imaging to show that dimer dissociation of G protein-coupled receptors is important for activation of signalling.
Acupuncture does not increase fertility in women with PCOS
A joint international study involving the participation of researchers at Karolinska Institutet, reports that acupuncture is not an effective infertility treatment for women with PCOS who are trying to become pregnant.
Bilateral tinnitus can be hereditary
Researchers from KI together with colleagues from the European research network TINNET have been able to demonstrate the hereditary nature of certain forms of tinnitus. Bilateral tinnitus – that is, tinnitus in both ears – has been shown to depend on genetic factors, particularly in men.
Articles, events and news from the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology.
23 Nov 2017
23 Nov 2017
FyFa Forum: Lisa Westerberg
24 Nov 2017
Doctoral thesis defence: Teresa Fernández Zafra
08 Dec 2017
Doctoral thesis defence: Romina Fornes
Vacant positions at FyFa
All types of employment
Professor in molecular muscle physiology (Prolonged applicationperiod)
29 Nov 2017
Postdoctoral Researcher in Neuroscience and Inflammation
07 Dec 2017
Working at Karolinska Institutet
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