The main fields of research at our department include:
- Cancer epidemiology
- Radiation physics and biology
- Forensic medicine
- Tumor biology
- Tumor immunology and immune therapy against cancer
Cancer Center Karolinska
Cancer Center Karolinska (CCK) houses most of the experimental and clinical experimental research of the department.
Karolinska Biomics Centre
Karolinska Biomics Centre (KBC) is a research centre operating since 2006 as a resource and competence centre for clinical research in the omics areas including genomics, proteomics and metabolomics. The researchers at KBC are affiliated with several departments at Karolinska Institutet as well as the Karolinska University Hospital, and have a high competence on various omics technologies. They work in close collaboration with clinicians at the Karolinska University Hospital as well as other hospitals in Sweden.
Some 20 people at our department are affiliated with the KBC.