The XXth Cancer Research KI Retreat

The XXth Cancer Research KI retreat takes place September 25-26, 2023 at Djurönäset in the Stockholm archipelago, gathering Cancer Researchers from Karolinska Institutet and University Hospital for an annual joint scientific meeting. A registration will be open in 2023. Please read more about the XIXth edition below.

Djurönäset view
Photo: Johanna Furuhjelm


The retreat is open for all KI students, post-docs and supervisors with an interest in cancer research and in the Cancer Research KI program, its current and future activities.

The program will include invited international keynote lectures and presentations of exciting re­search projects in cancer biology, clinical cancer research, cancer care research and cancer epidemiology. Many short talks are selected from abstracts - be sure to submit yours on time! The popular and lively poster session will also be back!

More information about the programme will be published on these pages as soon as possible!

Poster size

The poster boards provided by the hotel are 72 cm x 180 cm. However, A0 (84.1 x 118.9 cm) size portrait orientation poster are accepted. 


Registration to CRKI retreat at Djurönäset will open in April 2023. 

A registration fee of 800 SEK (excl. VAT) will be charged to cover part of costs for housing (students have to share room) and meals, also including bus transport from the Stockholm Cityterminal to Djurönäset and back. The remaining costs are sub-sidized by the PhD-program FoTO and Cancer Research KI.

Djurönäset CRKI poster session
Photo: Johanna Furuhjelm

Abstract submission

Everyone is encouraged to present a poster or to apply for a slot for a short talk (10 minutes). Abstract submission information will be available in April 2023. 


Djurönäset CRKI lecture
Photo: Johanna Furuhjelm

Cancellation or change of name

Information on cancellation or change of name will be added when the registartion is open. 

Organizing committee

Johanna Ungerstedt

Affiliated to research
H7 Department of Medicine, Huddinge

Nick Tobin

K7 Department of Oncology-Pathology

Matthias Löhr

Professor/senior physician
H9 Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology

Margareta Wilhelm

Principal researcher
C1 Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology

Johanna Furuhjelm

Research coordinator
K7 Department of Oncology-Pathology

Dina Dabaghie

PhD student
H5 Department of Laboratory Medicine
Dina Dabaghie