High impact publications

Recent publications in high impact journals where researchers from Karolinska Institutet are main authors.

Structural Basis of Egg Coat-Sperm Recognition at Fertilization
Raj I, Al Hosseini HS, Dioguardi E, Nishimura K, Han L, Villa A, de Sanctis D, Jovine L, Cell (2017) Online 15 June. Article. 

Risk of major congenital malformations in relation to maternal overweight and obesity severity: cohort study of 1.2 million singletons
Persson M, Cnattingius S, Villamor E, Söderling J, Pasternak B, Stephansson O, Neovius M, BMJ (2017) Online 14 June. Research.

Time to Delivery of an Automated External Defibrillator Using a Drone for Simulated Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests vs Emergency Medical Services
Claesson A, Bäckman A, Ringh M, Svensson L, Nordberg P, Djärv T, Hollenberg J, JAMA (2017) Online 13 June. Research Letter.

KI in the media

Improving anaesthesia care for children

Per-Arne Lönnqvist’s research aims to improve anaesthesia care for children. He has helped to develop the use of ultrasound for improving the precision of local anaesthetic administration and has been a pioneer in the use of alpha-2 agonists in paediatric anaesthesia and intensive care.

Reducing risk during pregnancy and childbirth

Anna-Karin Wikström researches pregnancy-related complications, especially preeclampsia. Two important lines of her research involve registry studies of risk factors during pregnancy and childbirth, and MRI studies of the placenta and the maternal brain during preeclampsia.