News from KI
You can find the latest news from the Karolinska Institutet below.
- Participate in research study on the opening of Campus 27 September, 2021Karolinska Institutet is carrying out a research study to evaluate whether the opening of Campus has an effect on the spread of COVID-19. Students and teachers at KI are welcome to participate.
- AI in focus at this year's KI-Mayo Clinic conference 24 September, 2021Recently, the 27th Annual Research Meeting was held within the collaboration between Karolinska Institutet and Mayo Clinic.
- Two KI researchers elected to the Young Academy of Sweden 24 September, 2021Karolina Kauppi, researcher in medical biology, and Janina Seubert, researcher in psychology at Karolinska Institutet have been elected to the Young Academy of Sweden, an organisation that brings together younger, leading researchers from all fields and all parts of the country.
- Innate immune response may predict COVID-19 severity 23 September, 2021COVID-19 disease severity seems to be affected by the characteristics of white blood cells called granulocytes, which are part of the innate immune system. Combined measurements of granulocytes and well-known biomarkers in the blood can predict the severity of the disease, according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet. The results are published in the […]
- KI students win first prize in an international thesis award 23 September, 2021Two students at Karolinska Institutet (KI) recently won first prize in The Global Undergraduate Awards 2021, an award in which some of the world's foremost students participate.
- Jill Ziesmer interviewed in Medicinvetarna podcast #77 22 September, 2021Jill Ziesmer, PhD student is interviewed in Karolinska institutets podcast Medicinvetarna no 77. The podcast is available on Spotify and podcasts.nu, among others.
- Two KI Doctoral Students compete in the 2021 Research Grand Prix 22 September, 2021It is a question of presenting their research to the public in four minutes, not a very simple task. At this year's digital edition of the Research Grand Prix, two doctoral students from Karolinska Institutet will be participating to do just that.
- 40 simple steps to reduce deaths from critical illness 21 September, 2021Critical illness results in millions of deaths globally every year, many of which could be avoided with basic, life-saving care. Now, a new study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet outlines a baseline bundle of care interventions that global experts agree should be available for all critically ill patients. The study, published in the journal […]
- Underweight and malnutrition, but not obesity, are risk factors for older adults dying from COVID-19 21 September, 2021A recent study published in Clinical Nutrition shows that underweight and malnutrition are risk factors for in-hospital mortality in geriatric COVID-19 patients. The study was performed at Karolinska Institutet in collaboration with Theme Inflammation & Aging at Karolinska University Hospital and geriatric clinics in the Stockholm Region.
- Albin Björk is awarded the prize for best dissertation. 21 September, 2021Albin Björk is awarded the prize for his dissertation "Immunopathogenic mechanisms in primary Sjögren's syndrome"