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New tools to study the origin of embryonic stem cells

23 Mar 2017

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have identified cell surface markers specific for the very earliest stem cells in the human embryo.
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Seven researchers at KI appointed Wallenberg Academy Fellows

01 Dec 2016

Seven young researchers connected to Karolinska Institutet have been appointed Wallenberg Academy Fellows 2016. The purpose of this program, funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, is to boost Sweden as a research nation by retaining the greatest research talents in the country and by...

Fresh insights into early human embryo development

07 Apr 2016

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and the Ludwig Cancer Research in Stockholm have conducted a detailed molecular analysis of the embryo’s first week of development. Their results show that there are considerable differences in embryonic development between humans and mice, which is the most...
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Study suggests stem cells may repair dying retinal cells

20 Jan 2016

Researchers at St. Erik Eye Hospital and Karolinska Institutet have for the first time successfully transplanted human retinal pigment epithelial cells derived from stem cells into eyes that are similar to human eyes. The researchers have developed a unique method of creating mature cells...
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