About the Section 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 all over the world) research at Novum, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet.

Bengt Lindholm, Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer, is head of Baxter Novum since its birth in 1995. Bengt Lindholm is employed as Director Scientific Affairs, Renal Division, Baxter Healthcare.

Baxter Novum has a budget of about 3 million SEK, and has 10-15 co-workers, most of them post doc guest scientists from other countries. Baxter Novum publishes each year about 20 original papers and 10 review papers or book chapters, and participates actively at international meetings with invited lectures and presentations of abstracts.


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Bengt Lindholm

Senior Research Specialist
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Linn Berg




Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum
Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology
Karolinska Institutet
M99 Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge
141 86 Stockholm, Sweden

Visiting address

Baxter Novum,
Novum level 5
Hälsovägen 7
141 57 Huddinge, Sweden

Karolinska Institutet, Campus Flemingsberg, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge

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Åsa Catapano