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About the Division Baxter Novum

Baxter Novum is focused on clinical research in renal medicine, chronic kidney disease and dialysis, especially peritoneal dialysis. Baxter Novum is supported by Baxter Healthcare, a leading healthcare company with a strong position in the field of peritoneal dialysis. Baxter Novum is built on the unique opportunities for integrated (academia industry healthcare), translational (clinical research basic research) and collaborative (collaborations with other researchers in Novum, KI, and all over the world) research at Novum, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet.

Associate professor Bengt Lindholm is head of this division since its birth in 1995. Bengt Lindholm is employed as Director Scientific Affairs, Renal Division, Baxter Healthcare. Bengt Lindholm is also affiliated with, and conducts clinical work to some extent at the Department of Renal Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge.

Baxter Novum has a budget of about 5 million SEK, and has 10-15 co-workers, most of them post doc guest scientists from other countries. Baxter Novum publish each year about 20 original papers, 10 book chapters or review papers, and 50 abstracts for international meetings.

Organization

Address

Karolinska Institutet

Dept. of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology

Div. of Baxter Novum

Novum Forskningscenter, pl 7

SE-141 57 Huddinge

Sweden

Fax: +46 8 689 77 30