International effort to utilize tobacco plants to develop a gel containing a specific protein for prevention of sexual transmission of HIV Professor Kristina Broliden and Visiting Scientist Adam Burgener at CMM have received a 5-year research subaward grant from the National Institutes of Health for the project “Griffithsin-based rectal microbicides for prevention of viral entry”. […]
PRESS RELEASE 2014-09-05; MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Molecular Medicine announced today that it will confer the second Anthony Cerami Award in Translational Medicine to Göran K. Hansson, MD, PhD, professor of cardiovascular research at the Karolinska Institutet and head of the Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at the Center for Molecular Medicine […]
Lars Maegdefessel’s research is focused on the therapeutic potential of modifying the expression of non-coding RNAs (e.g., microRNAs and long-non-coding-RNAs) in cardiovascular diseases. Induced changes in the expression of a single non-coding RNA, via overexpression or inhibition, has been shown to reduce pathological responses in the cardiovascular system. The most important difference between modulating non-coding […]
Monday the 25/8 a formal exchange program with the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research is announced. Eligible individuals include doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty. More information and application can be found here. The deadline for applications is Friday October 31, 2014 and the winners will be announced on Monday December 1, 2014.
Ulf Hedin has been awarded 1 MSEK from the Mats Kleberg’s Foundation and 50 000 SEK from the Signe and Olof Wallenius Foundation for research on biomarkers of plaque instability in the carotid artery. The Mats Kleberg’s Foundation was founded in 2001 with the purpose: to nationally or internationally support child healthcare and to fund […]
Tomas Olsson participates, together with Jan Fagius, MD at Akademiska hospital and Lise Lindbäck, chair of the Swedish Neuro Association in the radio show ‘Kropp & Själ’. The program is about MS, multiple sclerosis, new treatments, risks and pharmaceuticals.
CMM professor Robert Harris (department of clinical neuroscience, CNS) and Lars Henningsohn (Clintec) have received the Karolinska Institute 2014 educational award. The nomination text states that Robert Harris ‘continiously worked for and strengthened the educational thinking, processes, goals and activities for research supervisors’
The article,”Cesarean section and hematopoietic stem cell epigenetics in the newborn infant – implications for future health?” indicates that mode of child delivery affects epigenetic changes of neonatal stem cells. The stress of being born during vaginal delivery is suggested to drive physiological mechanisms resulting in epigenetic modifications, which does not occur to the same […]
Professor Martin Schalling has been appointed as Visiting Professor at University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil, the highest ranked university in South America. Schalling has, together with scientists at USP been awarded a VR grant to promote collaboration between the two universities over the next three years. Plans are being made to expand this collaboration. […]
The 15th of May, the county council opposition leaders Helene Hellmark Knutsson (S), Helene Öberg (MP) and R&D representative Anders Lönnberg (S) visited CMM. There visiting politicians showed great interest in the work performed at CMM and they discussed the future of clinical research in Stockholm county with the CMM director & vice director. CMM […]