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14 Feb 2018 New study on capability beliefs on and use of evidence-based practice in geriatric care Geriatrics
14 Feb 2018 Professor Nicholas Talley awarded Companion of the Order of Australia Prize, Professor
13 Feb 2018 Erik Sundström assigned new Director of Doctoral education at NVS Doctoral education, Organisation
13 Feb 2018 Caroline Graff new Vice/Acting Head of Department at NVS Organisation
13 Feb 2018 Marc Guitart-Masip appointed as an associate professor (docent) within neurosciences Ageing, Docent, Neurosciences
02 Feb 2018 Calcium-transfer may open up to new ways of treating Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer, Neurobiology, Neurodegenerative diseases, Pharmacology
31 Jan 2018 The patient's own perception of health the focus of a new thesis Health care, Inflammation
31 Jan 2018 New thesis on synapses and Alzheimer disease Alzheimer, Dementia, Neurobiology, Neurodegenerative diseases
26 Jan 2018 Welcome Maria Staiger – new HR officer at NVS Administration, Organisation
25 Jan 2018 Everyday exercise has surprisingly positive health benefits
16 Jan 2018 Welcome Indu Kadlac – new coordinator at PUF-V Care Sciences, Doctoral programmes, Organisation
15 Jan 2018 In memory of Professor Marti G Parker
09 Jan 2018 Proteomics analyses could present new opportunities to diagnose and treat dementias Alzheimer, Biomarker, Dementia, Neurodegenerative diseases, Parkinson's disease, Proteomics
28 Nov 2017 Kay Sundberg new assistant professor in nursing Nursing
27 Nov 2017 New thesis on low back pain and treatments in primary care Doctoral student, Physiotherapy
27 Nov 2017 KI funding to promising researcher at NVS Cell and Molecular Biology, Drug, Funding, Neurobiology, Regenerative Medicine
20 Nov 2017 Researchers at NVS awarded more than 10 MSEK in ALF funding Grant
20 Nov 2017 New thesis on the use of technology in everyday life when getting older Ageing, Doctoral student, Occupational Therapy, Society
15 Nov 2017 Conference on Advances in Health Care Sciences Research Conference, Health care
14 Nov 2017 New thesis on the evaluation of new markers for diagnosing dementia disorders Alzheimer, Biomarker, Dementia, Doctoral student, Imaging
14 Nov 2017 Welcome Suna Kayhan Kucukgöl – new Financial officer at NVS Administration, Organisation
14 Nov 2017 Keep up with the latest news within Alzheimer´s research – this summary is a great start! Alzheimer, Dementia, Global Health
08 Nov 2017 Medical nutrition-drink may affect development of early Alzheimer's Alzheimer, Nutrition
07 Nov 2017 Swedish research stipend and Japanese scholarship granted to young researcher within mitochondria and Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer, Doctoral student, Metabolism, Scholarships
06 Nov 2017 7 million SEK for research at NVS in SRC's call for Humanities and Social Sciences 2017 Grant
06 Nov 2017 Welcome Camilla Liljendahl – NVS´s new Purchasing Coordinator Organisation
06 Nov 2017 Nearly 25 million SEK for research at NVS in SRC's call for Medicine and health 2017 Grant
06 Nov 2017 Greetings from the NEO retreat Translational Medical Research
06 Nov 2017 Vesna Jelic awarded prize for teaching at the geriatric clinic Ageing, Award, Pedagogics
06 Nov 2017 Prestigious stipend for research into biomarkers and Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer, Award, Biomarker, Grant, Treatment
06 Nov 2017 Helena Salminen new Associate Professor in Family Medicine
06 Nov 2017 New thesis on educating primary care professionals in nutrition care in the patient´s home Doctoral student, Intervention research
05 Nov 2017 Congratulations newly installed professors at NVS Ceremony, Professor
05 Nov 2017 Joanna Kvist new senior lecturer in physiotherapy Organisation, Pedagogics, Physiotherapy
05 Nov 2017 NVS invests in the educational leaders of tomorrow Organisation, Pedagogics
24 Oct 2017 Eling de Bruin new Professor of Physiotherapy Physiotherapy, Professor
24 Oct 2017 New research highlights how our neurons can become insulin resistant and the connection to Alzheimer disease Alzheimer, Diabetes, Neurobiology
24 Oct 2017 Postdocs David Conradsson and Sara Garcia-Ptacek awarded scholarships by SSMF Clinical research, Neurobiology, Physiotherapy, Postdoc
24 Oct 2017 Welcome all new co-workers at NVS! Care Sciences, Neurobiology, Organisation, Society
23 Oct 2017 Claudia Lampic now presented at AcademiaNet Nursing, Organisation
19 Oct 2017 Yoga on the schedule for KI's Vice-Chancellor when visiting NVS Care Sciences, Collaboration, Neurobiology, Organisation, Physiotherapy, Society
13 Oct 2017 E-infrastructure project receives funding from VR Ageing, Dementia, Geriatrics, Neurobiology, Neurodegenerative diseases
09 Oct 2017 Safe to treat dementia patients with clot-busting drugs Dementia, Neurobiology, Stroke
06 Oct 2017 The associate professor application process of great interest to many NVS co-workers Docent
06 Oct 2017 Elisabeth Rydwik new Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy with a combined clinical position Collaboration, Physiotherapy
05 Oct 2017 Degree project at NVS the best in Europe Alzheimer, Neurobiology, Neurodegenerative diseases, Student
05 Oct 2017 Anna Rising and Agneta Ståhle now presented at AcademiaNet Neurosciences, Physiotherapy, Professor, Regenerative Medicine
03 Oct 2017 Keys to BioClinicum handed over – NVS staff to move in shortly Organisation
02 Oct 2017 New thesis on injuries in adolescent elite athletes Doctoral student, Physiotherapy
01 Oct 2017 SEK 14 920 000 for research in ageing and health Ageing, Grant

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New study on capability beliefs on and use of evidence-based practice in geriatric care

14 Feb 2018

Nurses, occupational therapists, physicians, and physiotherapists, at a geriatric clinic trust their capabilities to deliver evidence-based medical care, shows first study ever to combine survey results from diverse student and professional groups. A research team recently published an article in...
Geriatrics

Professor Nicholas Talley awarded Companion of the Order of Australia

14 Feb 2018

University of Newcastle Laureate Professor Nicholas Talley, who is also an Affiliated Professor at KI Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, has been bestowed the high honour of the Companion in the Order of Australia (AC), announced on Australia Day 2018. The highly-respected...
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Erik Sundström assigned new Director of Doctoral education at NVS

13 Feb 2018

Starting from 1 March, Erik Sundström is the new Director of Doctoral education at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. At the department, about 170 to 180 doctoral students are registered, and per year some 30 of them defend their thesis. Array Erik Sundström Phone: +46-(0)8-...
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Caroline Graff new Vice/Acting Head of Department at NVS

13 Feb 2018

Caroline Graff, Professor working at the Division of Neurogeriatrics, takes place in the NVS´s executive management group as a new Vice/Acting Head of Department. In her new role, Caroline Graff will have a dedicated responsibility for issues concerning EU's new data directive, which will come into...
Organisation

Marc Guitart-Masip appointed as an associate professor (docent) within neurosciences

13 Feb 2018

In mid-January, Marc Guitart-Masip, researcher at the Aging Research Center, was appointed as an associate professor (docent) in neuroscience at the KI Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. – It is exciting and inspiring to become an associate professor, says Marc Guitart Masip...
AgeingDocentNeurosciences

Calcium-transfer may open up to new ways of treating Alzheimer's disease

02 Feb 2018

Hello Maria Ankarcrona, Alzheimer's Researcher at the Division of Neurogeriatrics. Recently the reputable scientific journal Current Biology published one of your studies, what is it about? "A cell has several constituents, one of which is mitochondria. They produce energy in the cell and are also...
AlzheimerNeurobiologyNeurodegenerative diseasesPharmacology

The patient's own perception of health the focus of a new thesis

31 Jan 2018

Hello Karin Lodin, PhD student at the Division of Family Medicine and Primary Care. You are about to defend your thesis on 22 February, what is the main focus of your research? When we get an inflammation we commonly experience diffuse sickness symptoms such as decreased appetite, fatigue, malaise...
Health careInflammation

New thesis on synapses and Alzheimer disease

31 Jan 2018

Hello Jolanta Lundgren, PhD student at the Division of Neurogeriatrics. You are about to defend your thesis on 2 February, what is the main focus of your research? My thesis focus is on the specialised structures of nerve cells called synapses, which are the sites where nerve cells communicate by...
AlzheimerDementiaNeurobiologyNeurodegenerative diseases

Welcome Maria Staiger – new HR officer at NVS

26 Jan 2018

What´s your role at NVS? I´m going to work as a HR officer at the department. My role is to provide support to managers and employees in personnel matters, such as recruitment, scholarships, work environment and payroll administration. What are you most looking forward to with your new job? I look...
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Everyday exercise has surprisingly positive health benefits

25 Jan 2018

The benefits of low-intensity physical activity, such as standing, walking or doing household chores, can be more health beneficial than once thought. According to a study from Karolinska Institutet published in the journal Clinical Epidemiology, replacing half an hour’s sedentariness a day with...

Welcome Indu Kadlac – new coordinator at PUF-V

16 Jan 2018

What´s your role at NVS? I am the new program coordinator for the Doctoral program in health care science (PUF-V). What are you most looking forward to with your new job? I am looking forward to the new experience of working in a university environment and meeting exciting new colleagues. What´s...
Care SciencesDoctoral programmesOrganisation

In memory of Professor Marti G Parker

15 Jan 2018

Marti Gale Parker, professor of social gerontology at the Aging Research Center, has passed away after a long illness. Marti played a leading role in establishing the center, helping stabilize its funding and research direction. Her work was at the international forefront of research on the...

Proteomics analyses could present new opportunities to diagnose and treat dementias

09 Jan 2018

One of the most intriguing properties of the brain is its means to undergo synaptic plasticity which represents the basis for learning and memory, abilities that severely decline in the case of a dementia. New research, published on 9 January in the scientific journal Brain, suggests that...
AlzheimerBiomarkerDementiaNeurodegenerative diseasesParkinson's diseaseProteomics

Kay Sundberg new assistant professor in nursing

28 Nov 2017

On 1 November 2017, Kay Sundberg took up the position of assistant professor in nursing at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. “It is important that KI and the department fill senior positions within teaching, as this benefits not only students but also patients. I am...
Nursing

New thesis on low back pain and treatments in primary care

27 Nov 2017

Hello Borgitta Widerström, PhD student at the Division of Physiotherapy. You are about to defend your thesis on 15 December, what is the main focus of your research? "The main purpose of the thesis was to explore physiotherapists’ clinical decision-making in physiotherapy for low back pain (LBP) in...
Doctoral studentPhysiotherapy

KI funding to promising researcher at NVS

27 Nov 2017

Anna Rising, researcher at the Division of Neurogeriatrics, will receive funding of 1,2 MSEK annually for five years from the KI Board of Research, this as a part of KI:s strategic carrier ladder for young promising researchers with excellent scientific merits and future potential. The common...
Cell and Molecular BiologyDrugFundingNeurobiologyRegenerative Medicine

Researchers at NVS awarded more than 10 MSEK in ALF funding

20 Nov 2017

Researchers at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS) have been awarded grants in several categories in the call from the collaboration between the Stockholm County Council and Karolinska Institutet through the agreement called ALF. In total 10 295 000 MSEK has been awarded...
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New thesis on the use of technology in everyday life when getting older

20 Nov 2017

Hi Charlotta Ryd, PhD student at the Division of Occupational Therapy. You are about to defend your thesis on 30 November, what is the main focus of your research? My thesis is about how the use of everyday technology relates to daily life occupations and need of support among older adults with or...
AgeingDoctoral studentOccupational TherapySociety

Conference on Advances in Health Care Sciences Research

15 Nov 2017

The conference on Advances in Health Care Sciences Research has gathered about 100 participants and is a networking opportunity for PhD students and researchers in the Nordic countries and the Baltic Sea region. On November 15 and 16 the conference is taking place at Campus Flemingsberg, Alfred...
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New thesis on the evaluation of new markers for diagnosing dementia disorders

14 Nov 2017

Hello Konstantinos Chiotis, PhD student at the Division of Translational Alzheimer Neurobiology. You are about to defend your thesis on 5 December, what is the main focus of your research? "The focus of the thesis is the evaluation of new markers that can be incorporated in the clinic for the early...
AlzheimerBiomarkerDementiaDoctoral studentImaging

Welcome Suna Kayhan Kucukgöl – new Financial officer at NVS

14 Nov 2017

What´s your role at NVS? I work as a Financial officer at NVS. Together with my colleagues, I will be responsible for the economy and for the budget of the education programs at the department. What are you most looking forward to with your new job? I look forward to contributing with my knowledge...
AdministrationOrganisation

Keep up with the latest news within Alzheimer´s research – this summary is a great start!

14 Nov 2017

In late October, the Knowable Magazine news site featured a summary on the review publication “Update on Alzheimer's Disease Therapy and Prevention Strategies”, to highlight the latest research in the field, history and challenges facing both research, society and the individual affected by the...
AlzheimerDementiaGlobal Health

Medical nutrition-drink may affect development of early Alzheimer's

08 Nov 2017

In a new study, an international research team shows that a medical nutrition-drink, consisting of, among other things, essential fatty acids and vitamins, may have an impact on disease development in patients with so-called prodromal Alzheimer's disease. This nutritional treatment did not improve...
AlzheimerNutrition

Swedish research stipend and Japanese scholarship granted to young researcher within mitochondria and Alzheimer’s disease

07 Nov 2017

PhD student Nuno Leal, Division of Neurogeriatrics, has been awarded a research stipend worth SEK 350.000 by the Gun and Bertil Stohnes Foundation for research on a better understanding of the role of mitochondria-endoplasmic reticulum (ER) contact sites in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). In addition, he...
AlzheimerDoctoral studentMetabolismScholarships

7 million SEK for research at NVS in SRC's call for Humanities and Social Sciences 2017

06 Nov 2017

The Swedish Research Council (SRC) has come to a decision in the "Humanities and Social Sciences 2017" call, and in the beginning of November the list of approved grants was published. In total, researchers at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS) are awarded 7 000 000 SEK...
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Welcome Camilla Liljendahl – NVS´s new Purchasing Coordinator

06 Nov 2017

What´s your role at NVS? "I will be working as a Purchasing Coordinator and belong to the Department management. I will be working with purchases from KI:s own frame agreements and the national frame agreements, direct awards/procurement, contract follow-up, meet vendors, inform and give advice and...
Organisation

Nearly 25 million SEK for research at NVS in SRC's call for Medicine and health 2017

06 Nov 2017

The Swedish Research Council (SRC) has come to a decision in the "Medicine and Health 2017" call, and at the end of October the list of approved grants was published. In total, researchers at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS) are awarded 24 750 000 SEK in project...
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Greetings from the NEO retreat

06 Nov 2017

At the beginning of next year, a number of KI’s departments will be moving into the new NEO research facility on the Flemingsberg campus. Among those moving will be many staff members in the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS). On 11 and 12 October, a joint retreat was held...
Translational Medical Research

Vesna Jelic awarded prize for teaching at the geriatric clinic

06 Nov 2017

“As supervisor for the Aging element of the Clinical Medicine course, Vesna Jelic has developed and organised teaching at the geriatric clinic at the Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, in an exemplary manner. Through a good working organisation, strong personal commitment and clear teaching...
AgeingAwardPedagogics

Prestigious stipend for research into biomarkers and Alzheimer’s disease

06 Nov 2017

PhD student Azadeh Karami, Division of Clinical Geriatrics, has been awarded a research stipend worth SEK 350,000 by the Gun and Bertil Stohnes Foundation for research into biomarkers and treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. “The objective of my project is to use the enzyme choline acetyl...
AlzheimerAwardBiomarkerGrantTreatment

Helena Salminen new Associate Professor in Family Medicine

06 Nov 2017

In September, Helena Salminen took up the post of associate professor at the Division of Family Medicine and Primary Care at Karolinska Institutet’s Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. “This is splendid news for both myself and the division, in that more associate professors in...

New thesis on educating primary care professionals in nutrition care in the patient´s home

06 Nov 2017

Hello Erika Berggren, PhD student at the Division of Family Medicine and Primary Care. You are about to defend your thesis on 17 November, what is the main focus of your research? "The main focus in this thesis was to evaluate an intervention about “Nutritional care for patients cared for at home”...
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Congratulations newly installed professors at NVS

05 Nov 2017

Prizewinners, new professors, visiting professors and adjunct professors gathered together on Thursday 12 October in Aula Medica on Karolinska Institutet’s campus in Solna. Many of them had brought along their families and friends to take part in the ceremonial occasion. From the Department of...
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Joanna Kvist new senior lecturer in physiotherapy

05 Nov 2017

On 15 January 2017, Joanna Kvist will take up the post of senior lecturer in physiotherapy, specializing in human movement science, at Karolinska Institutet’s Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. “After 23 years at Linköping University I am looking forward to take on new...
OrganisationPedagogicsPhysiotherapy

NVS invests in the educational leaders of tomorrow

05 Nov 2017

The Future Education Leaders course, a programme to highlight and develop the skills of Karolinska Institutet’s (KI) educational leaders, concluded on 10 October. Participants held a poster presentation in Aula Medica and KI PRIME recipient Brian Hodges closed the course with a lecture...
OrganisationPedagogics

Eling de Bruin new Professor of Physiotherapy

24 Oct 2017

From 1 January 2018, Eling de Bruin takes up his new position as Professor of Physiotherapy at Karolinska Institutet’s Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. Professor de Bruin comes directly from the ETH Zurich University, where he will continue to work while building a strong...
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New research highlights how our neurons can become insulin resistant and the connection to Alzheimer disease

24 Oct 2017

Hi Patricia Rodriguez, first author of the paper “Tau hyperphosphorylation induces oligomeric insulin accumulation and insulin resistance in neurons”, recently published in Brain. What´s the paper about? “In this manuscript we reveal a novel neuropathological process that could account for the...
AlzheimerDiabetesNeurobiology

Postdocs David Conradsson and Sara Garcia-Ptacek awarded scholarships by SSMF

24 Oct 2017

18 research scholarships in medicine have been awarded to Karolinska Institutet by the Swedish Society for Medical Research (SSMF) this year. A total of 34 post-docs at six Swedish universities will share close to SEK 80 million. The postdocs at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Science and...
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Welcome all new co-workers at NVS!

24 Oct 2017

At the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, every co-worker´s contribution is important, and we are therefore very pleased to present the co-workers who recently started to work at our department! Warmly welcome! Do you want to work with us? NVS is one of KI's largest departments...
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Claudia Lampic now presented at AcademiaNet

23 Oct 2017

"I'm happy and proud to have been elected to be part of the AcademiaNet, which is a fine initiative to make excellent female researchers more visible and accessible for various positions", says Claudia Lampic, Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer at the Division of Nursing. Very prominent female...
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Yoga on the schedule for KI's Vice-Chancellor when visiting NVS

19 Oct 2017

KI’s Vice-Chancellor Ole Petter Ottersen visited NVS on Thursday 19 October together with the management of KI to get a presentation of the organization and discuss strategies, challenges and solutions for the future. The program consisted of a walk from Novum to the Zanderska house, Alfred Nobel's...
Care SciencesCollaborationNeurobiologyOrganisationPhysiotherapySociety

E-infrastructure project receives funding from VR

13 Oct 2017

The National E-infrastructure for Aging Research (NEAR) has been awarded funding from the Swedish Research Council (VR). No later than December 2017 the special terms and conditions for the grants shall be signed. NEAR is a collaboration between six universities: Karolinska Institutet, Blekinge...
AgeingDementiaGeriatricsNeurobiologyNeurodegenerative diseases

Safe to treat dementia patients with clot-busting drugs

09 Oct 2017

Stroke patients with dementia treated with intravenous thrombolysis using powerful clot-busting drugs are at no higher risk of brain haemorrhage or death than other patients receiving the same treatment, a study from Karolinska Institutet published in the journal Neurology reports. Ischemic stroke...
DementiaNeurobiologyStroke

The associate professor application process of great interest to many NVS co-workers

06 Oct 2017

On 25 September, Karolinska Institutet´s (KI) Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS) arranged an internal seminar on the associate professor application process at NVS and KI. The turn-up bared vittnes of a great interest of these matters, with some 40 participants. In the...
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Elisabeth Rydwik new Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy with a combined clinical position

06 Oct 2017

From 28 August 2017, Elisabeth Rydwik is a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy specializing in geriatrics, at Karolinska Institutet’s Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society. This is a combined position as a physiotherapist at the Stockholm Health Care Services (SLSO). “I am looking...
CollaborationPhysiotherapy

Degree project at NVS the best in Europe

05 Oct 2017

The Undergraduate Awards (UA) is an international awards programme that annually recognises the best undergraduate work in 25 categories covering the fields of sciences, humanities, business and the arts. Eight KI students qualified as the top ten percent with their papers this year, and Paulina...
AlzheimerNeurobiologyNeurodegenerative diseasesStudent

Anna Rising and Agneta Ståhle now presented at AcademiaNet

05 Oct 2017

Very prominent female researchers and academics can be selected to the AcademiaNet portal, but only after being nominated by one of the AcademiaNet's partner organizations. Agneta Ståhle, Professor in Physiotherapy, and Anna Rising, Researcher at the Division of Neurogeriatrics, were nominated by...
NeurosciencesPhysiotherapyProfessorRegenerative Medicine

Keys to BioClinicum handed over – NVS staff to move in shortly

03 Oct 2017

On 25 September, Skanksa handed over the keys to BioClinicum to the Stockholm County Council and the Karolinska University Hospital, an important milestone in the increasingly close collaboration between Karolinska Institutet and the hospital on healthcare, research and education. BioClinicum’s...
Organisation

New thesis on injuries in adolescent elite athletes

02 Oct 2017

Hello Philip Von Rosen, PhD student at the Division of Physiotherapy, who is about to defend his thesis “Injuries, risk factors, consequences and injury perception in adolescent elite athletes”. What´s the main focus of your research? Even though thousands of young elite athletes yearly participate...
Doctoral studentPhysiotherapy

SEK 14 920 000 for research in ageing and health

01 Oct 2017

Forte, the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, has announced the granted applications in the call ”Research in ageing and health”. Three researchers from Karolinska Institutet (KI), all active at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), were...
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