In the shadow of the sick
Close relatives of patients with serious illnesses are at risk of becoming ill themselves as a result of the psychological strain. This is something that the healthcare system to date has given very little consideration.
Social anxiety - nothing remarkable or pathological
Some people are shy or actually have a phobia of other people's judgements and thus avoid social contact. But why are we the way we are and can we change our social needs and fears?
A nose for good taste
The nose is an expert in telling good from bad. Now researchers are trying to use the power of smell to detect the worst of the worst of the bad - diseases.
Research at Karolinska Institutet is very extensive and is conducted in the following areas:
Medical Science is a popular scientific journal presenting research at Karolinska Institutet.
External research quality assessment (ERA)
News and press releases about research.
The Nobel Prize
The Nobel Assembly at KI awards The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.