On Thursday, 11 October, eight new professors were inaugurated at Karolinska Institutet in solemn forms in Aula Medica. In addition, two new adjunct professors and two visiting professors were welcomed.
Georgios Rassidakis has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Pathology at the Department of Oncology-Pathology from 1 March 2018.
Anna Nordenström has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology and Inherited Metabolic Diseases at the Department of Women's and Children's Health from 1 January 2018.
Mathias Uhlén has been appointed Visiting Professor of Neurology at the Department of Neurology from 1 May 2018 to 30 April 2021.
Marie Klingberg Allvinhas been appointed Visiting Professor of Global Sexual and Reproductive Health at the Department of Women's and Children's Health from 1 January 2018 to 31 december 2020.
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Professor is the highest academic title available at a Swedish university. To become a professor at Karolinska Institutet, one must seek the appointment in tough competition with other researchers. Every autumn a professors' inauguration ceremony is held, at which new professors are celebrated by colleagues, family and friends.