Conducting science is to have an idea and to test it. If it works you might have a solution of a medical problem, if it fails you might have a solution to a different problem. You may also end up with nothing. Anyway, turning your finding into a product that would actually be of use […]
Ewa Ehrenborg, Professor in Molecular Cardiovascular Medicine at the Department of Medicine, Solna and based at CMM has received the KI pedagogical award for 2017. For several years she has been very engaged in the biomedicine program, both as a teacher, course leader and as member of the programme board. She also has an assignment […]
Vaccination is something most individuals in Sweden are familiar with, most likely already at a very young age. Within the national vaccination plan eleven different diseases are included and during 2017 varicella may become added to that list. Each disease included is serious or has serious consequences, but thankfully today they are very rare as […]
During April-May we have had two new CMM group leaders appointed. Enikö Sonkoly and Andor Pivarsci are both working in the dermatology field with micro-RNA and long non-coding RNA. Enikö works with skin inflammation and Andor focuses on cancer.
CMM is a creative environment in many ways. Recently CMM performed an extended emergency power test and moved all the servers thus the network could not be accessed during this time. Poya Livälven transferred his frustration into inspiration and created the following poem: CMM without internet the sun was shining and I arrived, to work and happy […]
The CMM board has appointed professor Helena Erlandsson Harris the new Director of Center for Molecular Medicine. The decision was made by a unanimous board and approved by Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet. The new Director will take office from the 15th of August 2017. Meet the new Director Helena, you have just been […]
Professor Ingrid Lundberg is chief physician at the Rheumatology Clinic at Karolinska University Hospital and a researcher at the Center for Molecular Medicine at Karolinska Institutet. Her research focuses on rheumatic muscle inflammation, myositis. It was one of Ingrid’s patients who inspired her in the 1980s to question the standard ordination for myositis, which at […]
The 13/3 Ning Xu Landén was appointed group leader at CMM. Ning Xu Landén has her research focus on skin wound healing by overexpressing or inhibiting microRNA and long non-coding RNA, depending on their function.
The first lecture in the new CMM seminar series ‘Increasing the Clinical-Microbiota Cross Talk’ attracted a large audience who were all spellbound by Professor Lars Engstrand’s overview of how to understand the crosstalk between microbes and the host. Lars Engstrand’s research group explores the gut microbiome, aiming to generate knowledge and increase the understanding of […]
The inaugural MedS immunology day arranged by Stephen Malin and Eduardo Villablanca was held on February 13th in the Rolf Luft auditorium. One of the purposes of the day was to present three new KI-recruits; Taras Kreslesvskiy, Carmen Gerlach and Nicola Gagliani, to the institution of Medicine and CMM. The program, which attracted a large […]