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News articles about the researchers from the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics.

23 April 2019

Protein composition changes stimulate brain development and neuronal communication

9 April 2019

iFISH repository developed to visualize genome architecture

3 April 2019

A novel way to tackle mitochondrial disease

25 March 2019

Sten Linnarsson and Ernest Arenas are Wallenberg Scholars 2019

12 March 2019

New core facility for genome engineering

5 March 2019

Björn Högberg receives Göran Gustafsson Prize in Chemistry

19 February 2019

Bennie Lemmens receives StratCan Blue Sky Research Grant

Research on RNA can give clues on why antibiotics stop working. Video produced by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research.

12 February 2019

Newly discovered disease opens for future diabetes treatment

1 February 2019

The Swedish Research Council’s Consolidator Grant of 12 million to Katja Petzold

31 January 2019

Craig Wheelock receives research position from the Swedish Heart Lung Foundation (in Swedish)

23 January 2019

New insights about the role of myelin-producing cells in MS

22 January 2019

Björn Högberg new professor at MBB

Björn Högberg has been appointed professor since January 1, 2019. See the videoclip where he explains more about his research on DNA origami.

15 January 2019

Two Horizon 2020 grants for consortia led by Roman Zubarev

14 January 2019

DNA origami: a precise measuring tool for optimal antibody effectiveness

9 January 2019

Advancing the understanding of endogenous DNA double-strand breaks

19 December 2018

More than SEK 31 million from the Erling-Persson Foundation

18 December 2018

Funding for positions as Assistant Professor and Senior Researcher

6 December 2018

Identification of drugs that limit the toxicity of arginine-rich peptides might provide new clues to potential therapies for ALS

5 December 2018

Parkinson’s disease research collaboration awarded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

29 November 2018

ERC grants for research on MS, schizophrenia, and spider-silk fibers

13 November, 2018

New clues to the origin and progression of multiple sclerosis

Swedish Research Council grants close to SEK 17 million to MBB researchers

23 October, 2018

Lars Jakobsson group part of large EU-funded international research and training network for vascular anomalies

28 August, 2018

Katja Petzold winner of 2018 Ampere prize

23 August, 2018

Nicola Crosetto receives nearly 300,000 EUR for establishing a Marie-Curie PhD program on genome instability

9 August, 2018

Detailed atlas of the nervous system

8 August, 2018

New method reveals cell development

2 August, 2018

Oligodendrocytes forget their ancestry in adulthood

28 June, 2018

Molecular brake on human cell division prevents cancer

27 June, 2018

High speed of fork progression induces DNA replication stress and genomic instability
Cancer medicine, known as PARP inhibitor, against e.g. hereditary breast and ovarian cancer is effective - but the reason for killing cancer cells by this drug has been only partly understood. This is now explained by new research from the laboratory of Prof. Jiri Bartek at Danish Cancer Society Research Center and the Karolinska Institutet.

12 June, 2018

Detection of cancer therapy resistance mechanism can help to fight resistant tumours

11 June, 2018

Genome-editing tool could increase cancer risk

21 May, 2018

Cell types underlying schizophrenia identified

27 April, 2018

Lars Jakobsson receives EUR 30,000 from Ruth and Nils-Erik Stenbäck Foundation

Lars Jakobsson has received the Ruth and Nils-Erik Stenbäck Foundation grant, which is awarded annually to young scientists in mathematics, physics and chemistry by the Finnish Science Society. The scholarship proposal is made in collaboration with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

17 April, 2018

Novo Nordisk Foundation Grant of nearly 7 million SEK to Anna Wredenberg

10 April, 2018

Nils-Göran Larsson receives Novo Seed Grant of nearly 5 million SEK

12 March, 2018

Aggressive breast cancer can be transformed into a treatable form

8 March, 2018

250,000 developmental cells sequenced

22 February, 2018

Possible new principle for cancer therapy

6 February, 2018

Asthma drug potential treatment for aortic aneurysm

22 January, 2018

Postnatal neurogenesis in region of hippocampus mapped on single-cell level

18 January, 2018

New way to target the growth of breast cancer cells

14 December, 2017

Joanna Rorbach one of three new Wallenberg Academy Fellows at KI

12 December, 2017

Rikard Holmdahl granted nearly SEK 20 million by The Swedish Research Council

7 December, 2017

Alcohol-abuse drug Antabuse kills cancer cells

Distinguished Professor Grants to five KI researchers

30 November, 2017

Nicola Crosetto awarded StratCan Senior Researcher position

21 November, 2017

The fourth allocation of faculty funded career positions (2017)

16 November, 2017

Mapping biological functions of NUDIX enzymes

The Swedish Cancer Society grants KI researchers SEK 180 million

7 November, 2017

Lars Jakobsson, new Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Swedish Research Council grants nearly SEK 25 million to MBB researchers

2 November, 2017

Science becomes art

20 October, 2017

SEK 15 million in project funding from the Erling-Persson Foundation

17 October, 2017

Facebook founder supports research at Karolinska Institutet

3 October, 2017

3D microscopy gives more accurate cancer diagnosis

29 September, 2017

Four KAW project grants to KI

19 September, 2017

Two new core facilities at MBB

29 August, 2017

Carina Hammarström new head of administration at MBB

30 June, 2017

Erik K Fernström prize awarded to cancer researcher Óscar Fernandez-Capetillo

26 June, 2017

SEK 138 million in grants to systems biology research

16 June, 2017

Sten Linnarsson elected to the EMBO

14 June, 2017

Kajsa Wing receives Crafoord Prize research grant

12/13 June, 2017

Symposium: High Throughput Biology 2017 Symposium

7 June, 2017

New possible target for cancer treatment

2 June, 2017

Unexpected mechanism behind chronic nerve pain

24 May, 2017

New BLISS technique – one step closer to genome editing in living organisms

23 May, 2017

New findings on formation and malformation of blood vessels

16 May, 2017

Secret lives of cells

Cells are the basic building materials for all living things. But much of the lives of cells are still unknown and unexplored. More knowledge about cells will be of great use in many areas. Film by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, featuring Sten Linnarsson, MBB, among others.

5 May, 2017

Scientists reveal how epigenetic changes in DNA are interpreted

11 April, 2017

Conversion of brain cells offers hope for Parkinson’s patients

4 April 2017

Postdoctoral position from The Swedish Cancer Society

Bennie Lemmens in Jiri Bartek’s research group, has received a grant for a 3-year postdoctoral position from The Swedish Cancer Society. His project "Defining molecular drivers and vulnerabilities of KRAS-induced cancer evolution" was the highest ranked project out of 46 applicants

24 March, 2017

Professor Patrik Ernfors was on of three researchers at KI that was awarded the ERC Advanced Grant 2016 from the European Research Council

8 February, 2017

Serious kidney disease can be retarded, according to a recent study where Professor Ulf Eriksson and his research group contributed work

Professor Molly Stevens is involved in a research project that was awarded with 100 million SEK by the Foundation for Strategic Research

19 January, 2017

Professor Rikard Holmdahl has been elected as one of six new members of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

12 December, 2016

Associate Professor Björn Högberg was awarded the ERC Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council

28 October, 2016

Assistant professors Katja Petzold and Simon Elsässer are receivers of the Sven and Ebba-Christina Hagberg Prize for 2016

19 October, 2016

Assistant professor Magda Bienko, Assistant professor Simon Elsässer and Assistant Professor Nicola Crosetto have been awarded the Ragnar Söderberg Fellowship in Medicine for 2016

7 October, 2016

Two research teams, led by Professor Sten Linnarsson and Professor Ernest Arenas, have identified the dopamine-producing cells in the midbrain of mice and humans

5 October, 2016

Professor Patrik Ernfors, Assistant Professor Katja Petzold and Professor Nils-Göran Larsson received grants from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

19 September, 2016

Alessandro Furlan, doctoral student has received the Dimitris N. Chorafas Prize 2016 for his thesis "Neuronal types and their specification dynamics in the autonomic nervous system"

8 September, 2016

Assistant professor Magda Bienko, Assistant professor Simon Elsässer and Senior researcher Anna Wredenberg has received Starting Grants from ERC