A number of prizes and awards are presented at Karolinska Institutet every year. Also, the Karolinska Institutet Nobel Assembly handles the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
In his will, Alfred Nobel appointed Karolinska Institutet to award the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
The Grand Silver Medal 2017 from Karolinska Institutet is awarded to Tore Curstedt and Marc Bygdeman.
Francis L. Delmonico och Margaret A. Liu has been appointed Honorary Doctors.