High impact publications

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

Distrust in the End-Of-Life Care Provided to a Parent and Long-Term Negative Outcomes Among Bereaved Adolescents: A Population-Based Survey Study 
Beernaert K, Kreicbergs U, Furst CJ, Nyberg TSteineck GBylund-Grenklo TJournal of Clinical Oncology (2017) 8 August, Original report

Association of genetic variants related to serum calcium levels with coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction
Larsson SC, Burgess S, Michaëlsson K, JAMA (2017) 25 July. Original investigation.
KI News: Higher calcium levels and risk of coronary artery disease

Antidepressants during pregnancy and autism in offspring: population based cohort study
Rai D, K Lee B, Dalman C, Newschaffer C, Lewis G, Magnusson C, BMJ, 2017, online 19 July. Article.

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.