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Here, you will find the latest news from the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society.

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28 Nov 2017 Kay Sundberg new assistant professor in nursing Nursing
27 Nov 2017 New thesis on low back pain and treatments in primary care Doctoral student, Physiotherapy
27 Nov 2017 KI funding to promising researcher at NVS Cell and Molecular Biology, Drug, Funding, Neurobiology, Regenerative Medicine
20 Nov 2017 Researchers at NVS awarded more than 10 MSEK in ALF funding Grant
20 Nov 2017 New thesis on the use of technology in everyday life when getting older Ageing, Doctoral student, Occupational Therapy, Society
15 Nov 2017 Conference on Advances in Health Care Sciences Research Conference, Health care
14 Nov 2017 New thesis on the evaluation of new markers for diagnosing dementia disorders Alzheimer, Biomarker, Dementia, Doctoral student, Imaging
14 Nov 2017 Welcome Suna Kayhan Kucukgöl – new Financial officer at NVS Administration, Organisation
14 Nov 2017 Keep up with the latest news within Alzheimer´s research – this summary is a great start! Alzheimer, Dementia, Global Health
08 Nov 2017 Medical nutrition-drink may affect development of early Alzheimer's Alzheimer, Nutrition
07 Nov 2017 Swedish research stipend and Japanese scholarship granted to young researcher within mitochondria and Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer, Doctoral student, Metabolism, Scholarships
06 Nov 2017 7 million SEK for research at NVS in SRC's call for Humanities and Social Sciences 2017 Grant
06 Nov 2017 Welcome Camilla Liljendahl – NVS´s new Purchasing Coordinator Organisation
06 Nov 2017 Nearly 25 million SEK for research at NVS in SRC's call for Medicine and health 2017 Grant
06 Nov 2017 Greetings from the NEO retreat Translational Medical Research
06 Nov 2017 Vesna Jelic awarded prize for teaching at the geriatric clinic Ageing, Award, Pedagogics
06 Nov 2017 Prestigious stipend for research into biomarkers and Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer, Award, Biomarker, Grant, Treatment
06 Nov 2017 Helena Salminen new Associate Professor in Family Medicine
06 Nov 2017 New thesis on educating primary care professionals in nutrition care in the patient´s home Doctoral student, Intervention research
05 Nov 2017 Congratulations newly installed professors at NVS Ceremony, Professor
05 Nov 2017 Joanna Kvist new senior lecturer in physiotherapy Organisation, Pedagogics, Physiotherapy
05 Nov 2017 NVS invests in the educational leaders of tomorrow Organisation, Pedagogics
24 Oct 2017 Eling de Bruin new Professor of Physiotherapy Physiotherapy, Professor
24 Oct 2017 New research highlights how our neurons can become insulin resistant and the connection to Alzheimer disease Alzheimer, Diabetes, Neurobiology
24 Oct 2017 Postdocs David Conradsson and Sara Garcia-Ptacek awarded scholarships by SSMF Clinical research, Neurobiology, Physiotherapy, Postdoc
24 Oct 2017 Welcome all new co-workers at NVS! Care Sciences, Neurobiology, Organisation, Society
23 Oct 2017 Claudia Lampic now presented at AcademiaNet Nursing, Organisation
19 Oct 2017 Yoga on the schedule for KI's Vice-Chancellor when visiting NVS Care Sciences, Collaboration, Neurobiology, Organisation, Physiotherapy, Society
13 Oct 2017 E-infrastructure project receives funding from VR Ageing, Dementia, Geriatrics, Neurobiology, Neurodegenerative diseases
09 Oct 2017 Safe to treat dementia patients with clot-busting drugs Dementia, Neurobiology, Stroke
06 Oct 2017 The associate professor application process of great interest to many NVS co-workers Docent
06 Oct 2017 Elisabeth Rydwik new Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy with a combined clinical position Collaboration, Physiotherapy
05 Oct 2017 Degree project at NVS the best in Europe Alzheimer, Neurobiology, Neurodegenerative diseases, Student
05 Oct 2017 Anna Rising and Agneta Ståhle now presented at AcademiaNet Neurosciences, Physiotherapy, Professor, Regenerative Medicine
03 Oct 2017 Keys to BioClinicum handed over – NVS staff to move in shortly Organisation
02 Oct 2017 New thesis on injuries in adolescent elite athletes Doctoral student, Physiotherapy
01 Oct 2017 SEK 14 920 000 for research in ageing and health Ageing, Grant
29 Sep 2017 3 240 000 SEK to research on social exclusion among older women and men Ageing, Funding, Grant
18 Sep 2017 Register giant in the field of dementia celebrates 10 years Dementia, Health care, Neurobiology, Organisation, Register-based research
18 Sep 2017 Chenhong Lin is the new chair of the PhD council at NVS Doctoral education, Organisation
06 Sep 2017 Welcome Johanna Bylund – new addition to the communication’s team at NVS Administration
04 Sep 2017 Welcome Karin Edman! NVS´s new Financial controller Organisation
04 Sep 2017 Welcome Maria Axelsson new HR officer at NVS Organisation
03 Sep 2017 Eric Westman a new member of the NVS executive management Organisation
31 Aug 2017 New thesis on individual differences in associative memory in older and younger adults Doctoral student
29 Aug 2017 Telomere length is associated with the cognitive response to a lifestyle intervention
23 Aug 2017 Welcome Petra - new coordinator at the NVS central management Administration
23 Aug 2017 New thesis on measuring the damage in white matter Alzheimer, Doctoral student
14 Aug 2017 Eva Županič receives award at the EAN congress 2017 Award, Dementia, Stroke
20 Jul 2017 Reduction in dental care and inferior oral health subsequent to dementia diagnosis Ageing, Dementia, Dental Care

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Kay Sundberg new assistant professor in nursing

28 Nov 2017

On 1 November 2017, Kay Sundberg took up the position of assistant professor in nursing at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. “It is important that KI and the department fill senior positions within teaching, as this benefits not only students but also patients. I am...
Nursing

New thesis on low back pain and treatments in primary care

27 Nov 2017

Hello Borgitta Widerström, PhD student at the Division of Physiotherapy. You are about to defend your thesis on 15 December, what is the main focus of your research? "The main purpose of the thesis was to explore physiotherapists’ clinical decision-making in physiotherapy for low back pain (LBP) in...
Doctoral studentPhysiotherapy

KI funding to promising researcher at NVS

27 Nov 2017

Anna Rising, researcher at the Division of Neurogeriatrics, will receive funding of 1,2 MSEK annually for five years from the KI Board of Research, this as a part of KI:s strategic carrier ladder for young promising researchers with excellent scientific merits and future potential. The common...
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Researchers at NVS awarded more than 10 MSEK in ALF funding

20 Nov 2017

Researchers at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS) have been awarded grants in several categories in the call from the collaboration between the Stockholm County Council and Karolinska Institutet through the agreement called ALF. In total 10 295 000 MSEK has been awarded...
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New thesis on the use of technology in everyday life when getting older

20 Nov 2017

Hi Charlotta Ryd, PhD student at the Division of Occupational Therapy. You are about to defend your thesis on 30 November, what is the main focus of your research? My thesis is about how the use of everyday technology relates to daily life occupations and need of support among older adults with or...
AgeingDoctoral studentOccupational TherapySociety

Conference on Advances in Health Care Sciences Research

15 Nov 2017

The conference on Advances in Health Care Sciences Research has gathered about 100 participants and is a networking opportunity for PhD students and researchers in the Nordic countries and the Baltic Sea region. On November 15 and 16 the conference is taking place at Campus Flemingsberg, Alfred...
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New thesis on the evaluation of new markers for diagnosing dementia disorders

14 Nov 2017

Hello Konstantinos Chiotis, PhD student at the Division of Translational Alzheimer Neurobiology. You are about to defend your thesis on 5 December, what is the main focus of your research? "The focus of the thesis is the evaluation of new markers that can be incorporated in the clinic for the early...
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Welcome Suna Kayhan Kucukgöl – new Financial officer at NVS

14 Nov 2017

What´s your role at NVS? I work as a Financial officer at NVS. Together with my colleagues, I will be responsible for the economy and for the budget of the education programs at the department. What are you most looking forward to with your new job? I look forward to contributing with my knowledge...
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Keep up with the latest news within Alzheimer´s research – this summary is a great start!

14 Nov 2017

In late October, the Knowable Magazine news site featured a summary on the review publication “Update on Alzheimer's Disease Therapy and Prevention Strategies”, to highlight the latest research in the field, history and challenges facing both research, society and the individual affected by the...
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Medical nutrition-drink may affect development of early Alzheimer's

08 Nov 2017

In a new study, an international research team shows that a medical nutrition-drink, consisting of, among other things, essential fatty acids and vitamins, may have an impact on disease development in patients with so-called prodromal Alzheimer's disease. This nutritional treatment did not improve...
AlzheimerNutrition

Swedish research stipend and Japanese scholarship granted to young researcher within mitochondria and Alzheimer’s disease

07 Nov 2017

PhD student Nuno Leal, Division of Neurogeriatrics, has been awarded a research stipend worth SEK 350.000 by the Gun and Bertil Stohnes Foundation for research on a better understanding of the role of mitochondria-endoplasmic reticulum (ER) contact sites in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). In addition, he...
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7 million SEK for research at NVS in SRC's call for Humanities and Social Sciences 2017

06 Nov 2017

The Swedish Research Council (SRC) has come to a decision in the "Humanities and Social Sciences 2017" call, and in the beginning of November the list of approved grants was published. In total, researchers at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS) are awarded 7 000 000 SEK...
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Welcome Camilla Liljendahl – NVS´s new Purchasing Coordinator

06 Nov 2017

What´s your role at NVS? "I will be working as a Purchasing Coordinator and belong to the Department management. I will be working with purchases from KI:s own frame agreements and the national frame agreements, direct awards/procurement, contract follow-up, meet vendors, inform and give advice and...
Organisation

Nearly 25 million SEK for research at NVS in SRC's call for Medicine and health 2017

06 Nov 2017

The Swedish Research Council (SRC) has come to a decision in the "Medicine and Health 2017" call, and at the end of October the list of approved grants was published. In total, researchers at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS) are awarded 24 750 000 SEK in project...
Grant

Greetings from the NEO retreat

06 Nov 2017

At the beginning of next year, a number of KI’s departments will be moving into the new NEO research facility on the Flemingsberg campus. Among those moving will be many staff members in the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS). On 11 and 12 October, a joint retreat was held...
Translational Medical Research

Vesna Jelic awarded prize for teaching at the geriatric clinic

06 Nov 2017

“As supervisor for the Aging element of the Clinical Medicine course, Vesna Jelic has developed and organised teaching at the geriatric clinic at the Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, in an exemplary manner. Through a good working organisation, strong personal commitment and clear teaching...
AgeingAwardPedagogics

Prestigious stipend for research into biomarkers and Alzheimer’s disease

06 Nov 2017

PhD student Azadeh Karami, Division of Clinical Geriatrics, has been awarded a research stipend worth SEK 350,000 by the Gun and Bertil Stohnes Foundation for research into biomarkers and treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. “The objective of my project is to use the enzyme choline acetyl...
AlzheimerAwardBiomarkerGrantTreatment

Helena Salminen new Associate Professor in Family Medicine

06 Nov 2017

In September, Helena Salminen took up the post of associate professor at the Division of Family Medicine and Primary Care at Karolinska Institutet’s Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. “This is splendid news for both myself and the division, in that more associate professors in...

New thesis on educating primary care professionals in nutrition care in the patient´s home

06 Nov 2017

Hello Erika Berggren, PhD student at the Division of Family Medicine and Primary Care. You are about to defend your thesis on 17 November, what is the main focus of your research? "The main focus in this thesis was to evaluate an intervention about “Nutritional care for patients cared for at home”...
Doctoral studentIntervention research

Congratulations newly installed professors at NVS

05 Nov 2017

Prizewinners, new professors, visiting professors and adjunct professors gathered together on Thursday 12 October in Aula Medica on Karolinska Institutet’s campus in Solna. Many of them had brought along their families and friends to take part in the ceremonial occasion. From the Department of...
CeremonyProfessor

Joanna Kvist new senior lecturer in physiotherapy

05 Nov 2017

On 15 January 2017, Joanna Kvist will take up the post of senior lecturer in physiotherapy, specializing in human movement science, at Karolinska Institutet’s Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. “After 23 years at Linköping University I am looking forward to take on new...
OrganisationPedagogicsPhysiotherapy

NVS invests in the educational leaders of tomorrow

05 Nov 2017

The Future Education Leaders course, a programme to highlight and develop the skills of Karolinska Institutet’s (KI) educational leaders, concluded on 10 October. Participants held a poster presentation in Aula Medica and KI PRIME recipient Brian Hodges closed the course with a lecture...
OrganisationPedagogics

Eling de Bruin new Professor of Physiotherapy

24 Oct 2017

From 1 January 2018, Eling de Bruin takes up his new position as Professor of Physiotherapy at Karolinska Institutet’s Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. Professor de Bruin comes directly from the ETH Zurich University, where he will continue to work while building a strong...
PhysiotherapyProfessor

New research highlights how our neurons can become insulin resistant and the connection to Alzheimer disease

24 Oct 2017

Hi Patricia Rodriguez, first author of the paper “Tau hyperphosphorylation induces oligomeric insulin accumulation and insulin resistance in neurons”, recently published in Brain. What´s the paper about? “In this manuscript we reveal a novel neuropathological process that could account for the...
AlzheimerDiabetesNeurobiology

Postdocs David Conradsson and Sara Garcia-Ptacek awarded scholarships by SSMF

24 Oct 2017

18 research scholarships in medicine have been awarded to Karolinska Institutet by the Swedish Society for Medical Research (SSMF) this year. A total of 34 post-docs at six Swedish universities will share close to SEK 80 million. The postdocs at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Science and...
Clinical researchNeurobiologyPhysiotherapyPostdoc

Welcome all new co-workers at NVS!

24 Oct 2017

At the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, every co-worker´s contribution is important, and we are therefore very pleased to present the co-workers who recently started to work at our department! Warmly welcome! Do you want to work with us? NVS is one of KI's largest departments...
Care SciencesNeurobiologyOrganisationSociety

Claudia Lampic now presented at AcademiaNet

23 Oct 2017

"I'm happy and proud to have been elected to be part of the AcademiaNet, which is a fine initiative to make excellent female researchers more visible and accessible for various positions", says Claudia Lampic, Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer at the Division of Nursing. Very prominent female...
NursingOrganisation

Yoga on the schedule for KI's Vice-Chancellor when visiting NVS

19 Oct 2017

KI’s Vice-Chancellor Ole Petter Ottersen visited NVS on Thursday 19 October together with the management of KI to get a presentation of the organization and discuss strategies, challenges and solutions for the future. The program consisted of a walk from Novum to the Zanderska house, Alfred Nobel's...
Care SciencesCollaborationNeurobiologyOrganisationPhysiotherapySociety

E-infrastructure project receives funding from VR

13 Oct 2017

The National E-infrastructure for Aging Research (NEAR) has been awarded funding from the Swedish Research Council (VR). No later than December 2017 the special terms and conditions for the grants shall be signed. NEAR is a collaboration between six universities: Karolinska Institutet, Blekinge...
AgeingDementiaGeriatricsNeurobiologyNeurodegenerative diseases

Safe to treat dementia patients with clot-busting drugs

09 Oct 2017

Stroke patients with dementia treated with intravenous thrombolysis using powerful clot-busting drugs are at no higher risk of brain haemorrhage or death than other patients receiving the same treatment, a study from Karolinska Institutet published in the journal Neurology reports. Ischemic stroke...
DementiaNeurobiologyStroke

The associate professor application process of great interest to many NVS co-workers

06 Oct 2017

On 25 September, Karolinska Institutet´s (KI) Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS) arranged an internal seminar on the associate professor application process at NVS and KI. The turn-up bared vittnes of a great interest of these matters, with some 40 participants. In the...
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Elisabeth Rydwik new Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy with a combined clinical position

06 Oct 2017

From 28 August 2017, Elisabeth Rydwik is a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy specializing in geriatrics, at Karolinska Institutet’s Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. This is a combined position as a physiotherapist at the Stockholm Health Care Services (SLSO). “I am looking...
CollaborationPhysiotherapy

Degree project at NVS the best in Europe

05 Oct 2017

The Undergraduate Awards (UA) is an international awards programme that annually recognises the best undergraduate work in 25 categories covering the fields of sciences, humanities, business and the arts. Eight KI students qualified as the top ten percent with their papers this year, and Paulina...
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Anna Rising and Agneta Ståhle now presented at AcademiaNet

05 Oct 2017

Very prominent female researchers and academics can be selected to the AcademiaNet portal, but only after being nominated by one of the AcademiaNet's partner organizations. Agneta Ståhle, Professor in Physiotherapy, and Anna Rising, Researcher at the Division of Neurogeriatrics, were nominated by...
NeurosciencesPhysiotherapyProfessorRegenerative Medicine

Keys to BioClinicum handed over – NVS staff to move in shortly

03 Oct 2017

On 25 September, Skanksa handed over the keys to BioClinicum to the Stockholm County Council and the Karolinska University Hospital, an important milestone in the increasingly close collaboration between Karolinska Institutet and the hospital on healthcare, research and education. BioClinicum’s...
Organisation

New thesis on injuries in adolescent elite athletes

02 Oct 2017

Hello Philip Von Rosen, PhD student at the Division of Physiotherapy, who is about to defend his thesis “Injuries, risk factors, consequences and injury perception in adolescent elite athletes”. What´s the main focus of your research? Even though thousands of young elite athletes yearly participate...
Doctoral studentPhysiotherapy

SEK 14 920 000 for research in ageing and health

01 Oct 2017

Forte, the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, has announced the granted applications in the call ”Research in ageing and health”. Three researchers from Karolinska Institutet (KI), all active at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), were...
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3 240 000 SEK to research on social exclusion among older women and men

29 Sep 2017

Lena Dahlberg, researcher at the Aging Research Center, has been granted research funding of SEK 3 240 000 in Forte's annual open call for proposals in the fields of health, working life and welfare. Lena Dahlberg is granted funding for the project "Pushed to the edge of society: Social exclusion...
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Register giant in the field of dementia celebrates 10 years

18 Sep 2017

Today SveDem is the world's largest quality register for dementia diseases, and in May this year ten years had past since the registry was started. This was celebrated on Thursday, September 14, at the annual meeting in Svenska Läkaresällskapet's premises in Stockholm. Read more about the 10th...
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Chenhong Lin is the new chair of the PhD council at NVS

18 Sep 2017

Starting from this fall, Chenhong Lin is the new chair of the PhD council at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS). At the top of the new chair´s agenda is to work closely with the department on common goals, such as increased visibility within and outside of Karolinska...
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Welcome Johanna Bylund – new addition to the communication’s team at NVS

06 Sep 2017

What kind of work will you do? I will work as a communications officer one day per week, mostly Wednesdays, at the department management together with Selma Wolofsky. At NVS I will mainly focus on working with the intra web. Our present intra web is out of date. A central solution at KI is being...
Administration

Welcome Karin Edman! NVS´s new Financial controller

04 Sep 2017

What kind of work will you do at NVS? My assignment is Financial Controller with accountability. This means that I will be responsible for the department's ongoing accounting, follow-up and financial statement, and to be responsible for the department's budget work and resource allocation. I will...
Organisation

Welcome Maria Axelsson new HR officer at NVS

04 Sep 2017

What’s your assignment at NVS? The main focus in my work at NVS is to recruit new co-workers but I will also support managers and staff in other HR-related issues and salary administration. What do you look forward to working here? I look forward to meeting people at NVS, to learn more about the...
Organisation

Eric Westman a new member of the NVS executive management

03 Sep 2017

Starting from September 1, 2017, Eric Westman is a new Vice/Acting Head of Department in NVS´s executive management. His responsibilities includes the bibliometric analysis of the scientific publications at NVS, IT and facilities matters. Eric Westman has previously worked with facilities issues...
Organisation

New thesis on individual differences in associative memory in older and younger adults

31 Aug 2017

Hi Nina Becker , PhD student at the Aging Research Center. On September 1 you will defend your thesis " Inter-individual differences in associative memory: structural and functional brain correlates and genetic modulators " what´s the main focus of the thesis? I investigated individual differences...
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Telomere length is associated with the cognitive response to a lifestyle intervention

29 Aug 2017

A new study from the FINGER trial team shows that participants with shorter leukocyte telomere length (LTL) had more pronounced benefits on cognition following the multidomain lifestyle intervention. “These findings are very promising, as individuals with shorter telomeres may represent an at-risk...

Welcome Petra - new coordinator at the NVS central management

23 Aug 2017

What’s your assignment at NVS? My function will be to assist the Head of Department and the management group, in order for them to successfully manage their assignment and responsibilities to lead one of KI:s biggest departments. I will be helping with the basic administrative side, but also follow...
Administration

New thesis on measuring the damage in white matter

23 Aug 2017

Hi Soheil Damangir , PhD student at the Division of Clinical Geriatrics . On 25 August you will defend your thesis " The matter of white and gray matter in Alzheimer´s Disease ”, what´s the main focus of the thesis? My thesis is about the role of white matter (i.e. the connection between different...
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Eva Županič receives award at the EAN congress 2017

14 Aug 2017

Eva Županič, researcher at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), has been awarded the Investigator Award at the Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) 2017. Eva Županič receives the award for her research and presentation on the subject “Outcomes of...
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Reduction in dental care and inferior oral health subsequent to dementia diagnosis

20 Jul 2017

Subsequent to a diagnosis of dementia, the patient’s contact with the dental care services diminishes and oral health is impaired. This has been revealed by a major register-based study from Karolinska Institutet published in the scientific journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia. Researchers at...
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