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A centre at Karolinska Institutet is a focused concentration in a certain research or educational area which is flexible in its organisation and limited in time. The centres aim to create a dynamic collaboration. A common characteristic is that centres consist of research teams sharing equipment and premises.

It is the Committee for Research that makes the decisions on criteria for establishing, monitoring and liquidation of research centres. For overall strategic investments in centres in collaboration with other organisations, the final decision is taken by the Faculty Board, after a preparation process within the Committee for Research or other internal managing body.

National and international centres at KI

National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill-Health, NASP

International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility, INCF

Centres in collaboration with other stakeholders

Aging Research Center, ARC
Centre for Clinical Education, CKU (in Swedish)
Center for Culture, Cognition and Health (in Swedish)
Centre for Gender Medicine, CfG
Centre for Healthcare Ethics, CHE
Center for Hematology and Regenerative Medicine, HERM
Center for Infectious Medicine, CIM
Center for Innovative Medicine, CIMED
Center for Molecular Medicine, CMM
Center for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, KIND
Centre for Psychiatry Research
Centre for Research on Health Care in Disasters, KcKM
Center for Translational Microbiome Research, CTMR
Health Informatics Centre, HIC
Integrated Cardio Metabolic Centre, ICMC – KI and AstraZeneca in collaboration
Quality Register Centre – QRC Stockholm (in Swedish)
Stockholm Stress Center
Swedish Radiation Emergency Medicine Centre, KcRN (in Swedish)
Theme Center for Regenerative Medicine

Centres set up by targeted external funding

Center of Excellence for Research on Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease, CERIC
Centre for Allergy Research, CFA
Linneus Centre for Prevention of Breast and Prostate Cancer, CRisP
Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, OCIM
Swedish Medical Nanoscience Center
The Human Regenerative Map, THRM

Centres within KI

Breast Cancer Theme Center, BRECT
Centre for Advanced Cancer Therapies, ACT
Centre for Alzheimer Research (in Swedish)
Centre for Global Health, CGH
Centre for HIV Research
Centre for Infectious Disease Research, CID
Centre for Learning and Knowledge, CLK
Centre for Malaria Research
Centre for Pharmacoepidemiology
Centre for Research and Education in Sports Trauma, CIFU (in Swedish)
Centre for Resuscitation Research (in Swedish)
Centre for Social Sustainability, CSS (in Swedish)
Centre for Trauma Research (in Swedish)
Centre for Tuberculosis Research
Medical Case Centre
Psychiatric Genomics Institute, KI-PGI
Theme Center for Cardiovascular Diseases
Theme Center for Immune Modulatory Therapies for Autoimmunity and Cancer, IMTAC
Theme Center for Inflammatory Diseases

Internal research networks

KI has a number of internal research networks, which is a "looser" collaboration form than a formal research centre. The puropse of these networks is to promote cooperation and knowledge exchange within each research area or alike, regardless of location or home department. The networks othen gather both preclinical and clinical researchers. Some of these networks are to a certain extent faculty funded, others are not.

A list of internal research networks