Congrats, all new doctors!

Conferment ceremony of 2016.Conferment ceremony. On Friday, May 13, 124 newly graduated doctoral students was celebrated at Stockholm City Hall. The city was at its best for Karolinska Institutet’s spring conferment ceremony.

New Silvia doctors received their diplomas

Drottning Silvia

Dementia care. At a degree ceremony on 17 May at Karolinska Institutet six doctors graduated from the Silvia programme. The ceremony took place in connection with the Silviahemmet’s 20th anniversary, and Her Majesty Queen Silvia handed out the diplomas to the new doctors.

Tore Curstedt nominated for EPO Lifetime Achievement Award

Tore_CurstedtInnovative treatment for preterm babies. Docent Tore Curstedt at Karolinska Institutet’s Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery has been nominated by the European Patent Office (EPO) for a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 European Inventor Award ceremony for his work with Curosurf.

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High impact publications

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

An interactive framework for whole-brain maps at cellular resolution
Fürth D, Vaissière T, Tzortzi O, Xuan Y, Märtin A, Lazaridis I, Spigolon G, Fisone G, Tomer R, Deisseroth K, Carlén M, Miller CA, Rumbaugh G, Meletis K, Nature Neuroscience (2017) Online 4 December. Technical Report.

An HIF-1α/VEGF-A Axis in Cytotoxic T Cells Regulates Tumor Progression
Palazon A, Tyrakis PA, Macias D, Velica P, Rundqvist H, Fitzpatrick S, Vojnovic N, Phan AT, Loman N, Hedenfalk I, Hatschek T, Lövrot J, Foukakis T, Goldrath AW, Bergh J, Johnson RS, Cancer Cell (2017) Online 13 November. Article.

Prevalence of cerebral palsy in Uganda: a population-based study
Kakooza-Mwesige A, Andrews C, Peterson S, Wabwire Mangen F, Eliasson AC, Forssberg H, Lancet Global Health (2017) Online 25 October. Article.