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Donation to the research project 'Preventing Stroke'

Professor Ulf Hedin, research group leader for vascular surgery at CMM and MMK, KI, has received a donation of 6 MKr over two years from Tedde Jeansson, Jonas and Robert af Jochnick for the project ’Preventing Stroke’, dedicated to the development of targets for pharmacotherapy and imaging of unstable carotid atherosclerosis.

Dissertation: Helen Sinabulya

Diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of chronic venous disease

2017-06-16 kl 09:00, Rehabsalen S2:01 Norrbacka

Half time seminar Sayid Zommorodi

Title: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm - uncharted aspects of rupture

2017-05-02 kl 14:00 CMM Lecture Hall L8:00 Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Solna

Half time seminar Samuel Röhl

Title: Vascular Remodeling - from experimental research to clinical studies

2017-03-29 kl.14:00 CMM, L8:03

Research grant SLL- Hälsa, Medicin och Teknik 

Ulf Hedin has received, jointly with Professor Christian Gasser at KTH,  SEK 1 600 000 from SLL during the period 2017-2018 for the research project "Personalized Vascular Decisions by image-based biomechanics solutions".

New Postdoc

Postdoc

Malin Stenman

Organizational unit: Vascular Surgery
E-mail: malin.stenman@ki.se

CSTP grants

Antti Siika has received Clinical Scientist Training Program (CSTP) from KI.

Jesper Swedenborg in Memoriam

Professor Jesper Swedenborg, the former leader of Vascular Surgery at Karolinska, died at the age of 76 on December 2nd, 2016. Jesper Swedenborg in Memoriam

CMM researchers receive EU funding

For the first time at KI, Ulf Hedin and Magnus Bäck have together with Johan Frostegård and Peter Stenvinkel and research groups at University of Maastricht, the Netherlands, and Aachen University, Germany received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme for Early Stage Researcher (ESR) training within the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN). The consortium INTRICARE (International Network for Training on Risks of vascular intimal Calcification And roads to Regression of cardiovascular diseasE’) will train a new generation of scientist that will be excellently skilled to expedite our understanding of vulnerable plaque formation, with a particular focus on micro calcification, and to develop innovative solutions for the early prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of atherosclerosis. The duration of the program is 48 months, consisting of 15 ESR projects intended as collaborative PhD projects within the consortium and aimed at double PhD degrees for the candidates. The INTRICARE programme will start as from March 1, 2017 and PhD positions/ESR projects will open for applications in January 2017. 

For more information about INTRICARE and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITNs), please see: http://ec.europa.eu/mariecurieactions and www.intricare.eu.

Research grant

Totally 924 000 SEK during the period 2017-2018 was granted to Ljubica Perisic Matic from the Heart Lung Foundation for the project entitled "Clinical and experimental studies in search for markers of atherosclerosis: Mechanisms of plaque rupture governed by smooth muscle cells".

KID funding 1 400 000 SEK for a PhD student recruitment was granted to Ulf Hedin, Ljubica Matic and Daniel Ketelhuth for the project "The role of proprotein convertases in control of smooth muscle cell function and vascular disease".

Research grant SLL- Hälsa, Medicin och Teknik 

Ulf Hedin has received, jointly with Professor Christian Gasser at KTH,  SEK 1 600 000 from SLL during the period 2017-2018 for the research project "Personalized Vascular Decisions by image-based biomechanics solutions".

Research grant from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation

Rebecka Hultgren has received SEK 1.260.000 (forskarmånader) from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation during the period 2017-2018, research project: “Aneurysm disease in women and men - development, growth and risk of rupture”.

Rebecka Hultgren has received SEK 600 000 from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation during the period 2017-2018 for the research project: “Aneurysm disease in women and men - development, growth and risk of rupture”.

Half-time seminar Moritz Lindquist Liljeqvist

Title: Predicting and preventing abdominal aortic aneurysm growth and rupture - a translational approach

November 30th, 2016 at 10:15 CMM Lecture Hall L8:00 Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Solna

Research grant

Ulf Hedin has received SEK 250 000 from the Mats Kleberg Foundation for research on biomarkers of plaque instability in the carotid artery. 

Half-time seminar Olga Nilsson

Title: Strukturerad utbildningsintervention för patienter med bukaortaaneurysm

Friday 9th September at 13:00, Kärlkirurgiska kliniken A2:01, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Solna

Grants

Linnéa Eriksson has received 360 000 SEK (research months) from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation during the period 2016-2017, research project “Improvement of vessel wall healing by glucagonlike peptide-1 after arterial injury and vein grafting in diabetes”.

Ljubica Matic has received 70 000 SEK from Tore Nilsons Stiftelse and 50 000 SEK from Stiftelsen Lars Hiertas Minne for the research project  "Biomarkers after atherosclerotic plaque instability and stroke; Clinic and experimental studies”.

Silvia Aldi has received 200 000 SEK from Åke Wibergs Stiftelse for the research project "Study of new markers in human carotid Plaque” and 20 000 SEK from Stiftelsen Sigurd and Elsa Goljes Minne for the research project "Novel molecular mechanisms of atherosclerotic plaque instability and vessel wall healing".

Ulf Hedin has received 150 000 from Diabetesfonden for the research project “Diabetic vein graft disease”.

New Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery 2015

Associate professor

David Lindström

Organizational unit: Vascular Surgery
E-mail: David.Lindstrom@ki.se

New PhD Student - October 2015

PhD student

Urszula Rykaczewska

Organizational unit: Vascular Surgery
E-mail: urszula.rykaczewska@ki.se

Research grant SLL 

Ulf Hedin has received, jointly with Professor Christian Gasser at KTH, SEK 600 000 from SLL for the research project "Personalized Vascular Decisions by image-based biomechanics solutions".

Anton Razuvaev has received SEK 90 000 from Geriatric Diseases at Karolinska Institutet for the research project Diabetic vein graft disease.

Higher Clinical Researchers 2016

Joy Roy has received the Stockholm County Council's grant for Higher Clinical Researchers of SEK 800 000 over two years for the research project "Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: New mechanisms and prediction of growth and rupture"

Research grant

Ulf Hedin has received SEK 500 000 from the Mats Kleberg Foundation for research on biomarkers of plaque instability in the carotid artery.

New Postdoc

Silvia Aldi has received a position as Assistant Professor in Hedin's group from March 1st

Assistant professor

Silvia Aldi

Organizational unit: Vascular Surgery
E-mail: silvia.aldi@ki.se

Research grant

Carl-Magnus Wahlgren has received 234.000 SEK from Carnegiestiftelsen

Anton Razuvaev has received 45.000 SEK from Geriatric Diseases at Karolinska Institutet for the research project "Diabetic vein graft disease"

Ljubica Matic has received 45.000 SEK for the research project "Novel molecular mechanisms of atherosclerotic plaque instability and vessel wall healing"

Silvia Aldi has received 45.000 SEK for the research project "Melanoregulin is a new player in human atherosclerotic plaque"

New PhD Student

Graduate Student

Sayid Zommorodi

E-mail: sayid.zommorodi@ki.se

New members of the group

Louis Riddez, Martin Sundelöf and Evelyne Zibung Hofman from trauma surgery has now joined our group, Welcome!

KID-Funding autumn 2014

Ulf Hedin has been awarded KID-funding from Karolinska Institutet for a new doctoral student. Title: "Identification and characterization of novel vascular smooth muscle cell markers-in biology and disease".

New PhD Student - December 2014

PhD student

Moritz Lindquist Liljeqvist

Organizational unit: Vascular Surgery
E-mail: moritz.lindquist.liljeqvist@ki.se

Research grant from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation

Joy Roy has received SEK 1.200.000 (forskarmånader) from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation during the period 2015-2016, research project: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Growth and Rupture: Novel Mechanisms and Patient-Specific Rupture Risk Prediction.

Senior Lecturer

Joy Roy

Phone: 851779355
Organizational unit: Vascular Surgery
E-mail: Joy.Roy@ki.se

Research grant from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation

Rebecka Hultgren has received SEK 1.200.000 (forskarmånader) from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation during the period 2015-2016, research project: Aneurysm disease in women and men - development, growth and risk of rupture.

Associate professor

Rebecka Hultgren

Phone: +46-(0)8-517 765 96
Organizational unit: Vascular Surgery
E-mail: Rebecka.Hultgren@ki.se

CSTP Grant

Moritz Lindquist Liljeqvist has received Clinical Scientist Training Programme Grant (CSTP) from KI.

PhD student

Moritz Lindquist Liljeqvist

Organizational unit: Vascular Surgery
E-mail: moritz.lindquist.liljeqvist@ki.se

New PhD Student - November 2014

PhD student

Samuel Röhl

Organizational unit: Vascular Surgery
E-mail: samuel.rohl@ki.se

Research grant from Vetenskapsrådet

Vetenskapsrådet will support the research project "Carotid Atherosclerosis and Stroke: From Man to Molecule - A Systems Biology Strategy to Identify Targets in Unstable Atherosclerosis" with SEK 2.100.000 during the period 2015-2017.

Research grant from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation

Ulf Hedin has received SEK 1.800.00 from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation for the research project "Carotid Atherosclerosis and Stroke: from Molecule to Man".

ALF grant

Ulf Hedin has received SEK 1.700.000 from the Stockholm County Council, ALF research grant, for the project "Carotid Atherosclerosis and Stroke: From Man to Molecule".

Research grant from KTH/SLL

Ulf Hedin receives, jointly with Professor Christian Gasser at KTH, SEK 750.000 from KTH/SLL for the research project "Personalized Vascular Decisions by image-based biomechanics solutions". 

New Postdoc from August 2014

New PhD Students

PhD student

Robert Saxelin

Organizational unit: Vascular Surgery
E-mail: robert.saxelin@ki.se

PhD student

Sari Hammo

Organizational unit: Vascular Surgery
E-mail: sari.hammo@ki.se

Research grant

Ulf Hedin has received SEK 1 million from the Mats Kleberg Foundation, and SEK 50 000 from the Signe and Olof Wallenius Foundation for research on biomarkers of plaque instability in the carotid artery.

CSTP

Samuel Röhl has received a Clinical Scientist Training Programme (CSTP) from KI. 

PhD student

Samuel Röhl

Organizational unit: Vascular Surgery
E-mail: samuel.rohl@ki.se

SSMF stipend

Perisic Ljubica has been awarded with the SSMF, Swedish Society for Medical Research, stipend for postdoctoral studies dedicated to "Discovery and characterization of biomarkers for unstable atherosclerosis".

Ljubica Perisic