Department of Laboratory Medicine
The research conducted at the Department of Laboratory Medicine is of immediate significance to human health. An important part of the department's work is to contribute the specialised skills needed for the training of future healthcare personnel.
The Conversation: Could the common cold give children immunity against COVID?
Annika Karlsson at the Department of Laboratory Medicine (Labmed) and Marion Humbert at the Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH) have written an interesting article for The Conversation about why children are less likely to become severely ill with COVID compared with adults.
New center will strengthen investment in cell, gene and tissue therapies
Karolinska University Hospital's Director Björn Zoëga and Karolinska Institutet's President Annika Östman Wernerson have signed an agreement to establish a joint center for advanced cell, gene and tissue therapies.
Congratulations Peter Bergman - Professor in Immunology
On 12 October new professors were ceremoniously installed at Aula Medica. From the Department of Laboratory Medicine, one of these professors was Peter Bergman whose research is charting mechanisms of the nonspecific immune system and the genetics behind immunodeficiency diseases. Congratulations, Peter!