High impact publications

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

Induction of functional dopamine neurons from human astrocytes in vitro and mouse astrocytes in a Parkinson’s disease model
Rivetti di Val Cervo P, Romanov RA, Spigolon G, Masini D, Martín-Montañez E, Toledo EM, La Manno G, Feyder M, Pifl C, Ng Y-H, Padrell Sánchez S, Linnarsson S, Wernig M, Harkany T, Fisone G, Arenas E, Nature Biotechnology (2017) Online 10 April. Article.

Comprehensive Cell Surface Protein Profiling Identifies Specific Markers of Human Naive and Primed Pluripotent States
Collier AJ, Panula SP, Schell JP, Chovanec P,  Plaza Reyes A, Petropoulos S,  Corcoran AE, Walker R, Douagi I, Lanner F, Rugg-Gunn PJ, Cell Stem Cell (2017) Online 23 March. Article.

Association Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Risk of Ischemic and Nonischemic Heart Failure
Mantel Ä, Holmqvist M, Andersson DC, Lund LH, Askling J, JACC (2017) Online 14 March. 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.