Clinical Research Center

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Clinical Research Center is a common resource for researchers from different departments at Karolinska Institutet and/or clinics at Karolinska University Hospital.

The major part of the clinical research at Karolinska University Hospital is performed at CRC, presently comprising some 20 research groups with over 150 employees.

Each group works with grant funded projects within the infrastructure of CRC, and has the opportunity to use heavy equipment such as electron microscopes. They also have access to advanced techniques such as production and analysis of transgenic animals as well as high-throughput mutation analysis in addition to well-equipped animal departments. Our aim is to create a high quality infrastructure equipped to provide services requested by the research groups at KI-South.

Each year more than 300 scientific publications, corresponding to a major part of the research performed at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, are produced at CRC or using resources from CRC. The research at CRC covers different areas of experimental biomedicine, with some of the groups working entirely with clinical problems while others deal with basic science. The close proximity of CRC to other research groups and organisations in the Novum building catalyzes new cooperation and breakthrough discoveries.

To ensure optimal cooperation between KI and Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, CRC is also a division of the Department of Laboratory Medicine. A hallmark of CRC’s own research groups, besides conducting their own research, is running sophisticated equipment and/or providing advanced techniques for the other research groups at KI, often organised as core facilities. With its particular position in the interface between basic science and clinical application, CRC has a unique opportunity to translate progress in biomedical research into new methods and principles for diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

Research groups

Experimental Cancer medicine (ECM)

Molecular Cell Biology and Gene Therapy

Cancer evolution

Research group - Samir EL Andaloussi

Olle Ringdén research group

Helen Kaipe's research group

Core facilities


Morphological Phenotype Analysis (FENO)

Preclinical laboratory (PKL) Portal

Electron microscopy Unit



Moustapha Hassan

Phone: +46-(0)8-585 838 62
Organizational unit: Clinical research center

Department administrator

Hanna Gador (fd Eriksson)

Phone: +46-(0)8-585 838 01
Organizational unit: Clinical research center

Research coordinator

Emelie Blomberg

Phone: +46-(0)8-585 838 02
Organizational unit: Clinical research center

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Hälsovägen 7-9
141 57 Huddinge


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Manuchehr Abedi-ValugerdiResearch coordinator
Kariem Ezzat AhmedPostdoc
Staffan AhnveAssociated
Risul Amin PhD student, Graduate Student
Gustav ArvidssonGraduate Student
Fadwa BenkessouPhD student
Anna BerglöfResearch coordinator
Emelie BlombergResearch coordinator
Eva BlomènBiomedical scientist
Beklem BostanciogluPostdoc
Giulia CorsoGraduate Student, Technical assistant
Raul CuellarAssociated
Elin EdsbäckerPhD student, Graduate Student
Samir El-AndaloussiAssistant professor
Yesid Estupinan VelasquezGraduate Student
Ulrika FelldinBiomedical scientist
Hanna Gador (fd Eriksson)Department administrator
Ann GardulfAssociated
Olof GissbergAssociated
Oksana GoroshchukPhD student
Stefan GrudénGraduate Student
Dhanu GuptaPhD student
Oskar GustafssonR&D trainee
Manuela GustafssonPostdoc
André GörgensPostdoc
Lars HaagResearch coordinator
Noriko Hamada-KawaguchiAssociated
Moustapha HassanProfessor
Rui HeGraduate Student
Kjell HultenbySenior researcher
Eva Idsund JonssonBiomedical scientist
Helen KaipeSenior researcher
Iryna KolosenkoAssociated
Kristian KönigssonAssociated
Taavi LehtoPostdoc
Xiuming LiangPostdoc
Gunilla LinderAssociated
Per LundinAssociated
Karin LundinSenior researcher
Stephan MielkeProfessor
Dara MohammadPostdoc
Amir Nematollahi MahaniGraduate Student
Joel NordinPostdoc
Beston NoreAssociated
Sandra OertherAssociated
Caroline Palm ApergiAssistant professor
Kathrin ReiserAssociated
Danzbigniew RoniszSekreterare
Laia SadeghiPostdoc
Edvard SmithProfessor, senior
Mathias SvahnAssociated
Ylva TereliusAssociated
Neus Torres FeliuPostdoc
Tiia TurunenPostdoc
Tea UmekGraduate Student
Qing WangGraduate Student
Oscar WiklanderGraduate Student
Anthony WrightProfessor
Liang YuAssociated
Eman ZaghloulAssociated
Rula Zain-LuqmanSenior researcher
Ying ZhaoResearch coordinator, Postdoc
Wenyi ZhengGraduate Student
Antje ZicklerPostdoc