Karolinska Institutet

Type: Organization
Name: Karolinska Institutet
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

The past, present and future of transplantation

This year is the fiftieth anniversary of Sweden's first kidney transplant. It is also the fortieth anniversary of the country's first pancreas transplant and the thirtieth anniversary of the country's first liver transplant and first heart transplant. ... [Published Noodls - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Moderna, Karolinska Institute to collaborate on messenger RNA therapeutics

Moderna Therapeutics , a Cambridge, Mass.-based pharma, has formed a strategic, long-term collaboration with  Karolinska Institute (KI) and Karolinska University Hospital (KUH), both in Sweden, for the discovery and development of innovative drugs using ... [Published Center Watch - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 4 reports

Moderna to Collaborate with Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital on Discovery of New Messenger RNA Therapeutics™

"This project is an important step in advancing medical science," said Professor Hans-Gustaf LjunggrenUnder the terms of the partnership, Moderna will sponsor research grants for scientists at both institutions to conduct preclinical research with novel ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Lower Blood Glucose when Using Remote Diabetes Care System with Patient App

Using the Triabetes® smartphone app and TriabetesClinic online decision support service in Type 2 diabetes treatment helps reduce long-term blood glucose levels. This is the main finding reported by Professor Kerstin Brismar from Karolinska Institutet ... [Published EHealthNews.eu - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Stroke repair mechanism discovered

Scientists from Lund University and Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered a mechanism by which the brain repairs itself following a stroke. In a new study published in the journal Science, the researchers explain how support cells known as “astrocytes” ... [Published News.am - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Exercise can improve memory in 60-year-olds

A new study, in which researchers from Karolinska Institutet participated, shows that physical activity can improve memory performance in older people through increasing volume and blood flow in an area of the brain called hippocampus. It is the first ... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Nobel prizes 2014 – the winners

Each year the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet, the Swedish Academy, and the Norwegian Nobel committee give a series of prizes established in the will of Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel.Worth 8m kronor (£690,000) ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

VGTI Florida Launches the Center for Diseases of Aging to Develop Innovative Treatments for a Broad Range of Difficult-to-Treat Diseases

(VGTI Florida), a leading, non-profit biomedical research institute, today announced the launch of its Center for Diseases of Aging (“CDA”), a major initiative to accelerate the discovery and advancement of novel, best-in-class healthcare interventions ... [Published Wall Street Select - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

New knowledge about anemia and fatigue in cancer patients

Many patients with cancer experience low blood counts, which causes weakness and fatigue. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and colleagues from China and the UK have discovered how a tumour affects a patient's blood count and bone marrow ... [Published BioPortfolio - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 2 reports

Karolinska Institutet issues a rallying cry in the fight against Ebola

Public authorities and organisations in Sweden are mobilising their resources in an effort to halt the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Karolinska Institutet arranged a meeting to discuss existing challenges in terms of organising aid initiatives and there ... [Published Noodls - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 14 reports

Inner GPS Researchers Receive Nobel Prize for Medicine

A neuroscientist in Great Britain and 2 more in Norway who built on his work received this year's Nobel Prize for medicine today for discovering brain cells that give humans a sense of place and possibly hold the key for better understanding Alzheimer's ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 8 reports

How exercise keeps depression at bay

It is known that physical exercise has many beneficial effects on health and researchers have now found how exercise shields the brain from stress-induced depression.Exercise training induces changes in skeletal muscle that can purge the blood of a substance ... [Published Siasat Daily - Sep 26 2014]

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...The prize carries an award of 8 million Swedish Krona (` "7 crore) and is not to be shared between more than three people. Except for the Peace prize, the Nobel Committee sends nominations to about 3,000 individuals, who are often academics. Peace prize nominations are sent to Governments, previous awardees, international courts and such. Selection is done with the help of experts in relevant fields. Details at www.nobelprize.org. Do watch out for the several Nobel Prize themed events coming up in Delhi, Bangalore, Pune and Mumbai, soon. These will be seminars, university lectures and round-table discussions with past laureates."
...partners  AstraZeneca and  Alexion and with Moderna ventures such as Onkaido," said Stéphane Bancel, president and founding CEO of Moderna. "Given the broad potential of this revolutionary drug technology, it was critical to us to work closely with a leading academic medical institution."
The cost of the system remains prohibitive, in the tens of thousands of dollars, but the technology "can be a viable communication option when all other methods have failed, and it can also improve quality of life" lead author Eric Sellers, PhD, director of the Brain-Computer Interface Laboratory at East Tennessee State University, said in a recent interview
...patients to improve metabolic control and lower their HbA1c values," said Kerstin Brismar, Professor of diabetes research at Karolinska Institutet. "Our analysis after six months showed that apps are a viable way to help control type 2 diabetes when the patient shares live data with their doctor or nurse, who in turn use a web-based triage service to monitor, coach and suggest treatment strategies."

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Source: Swedish Civil Contingencies AgencyCountry: Liberia During the weekend (October 18-19) MSB's first response team arrived Liberia's capital Monrovia for their work to fight ebola. At the same time two cargo plane arrived from Sweden with equipment ...
Moderna to Collaborate with Karolinska Institut... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Oct 16 2014]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moderna Therapeutics today announced a strategic, long-term collaboration with Karolinska Institutet (KI) and Karolinska University Hospital (KUH) for the discovery and development ...
Swedish aid workers prepare for Ebola-zone [Published Radio Sweden - Oct 15 2014]
Lyssna: "It takes like half an hour to dress and undress" A first batch of Swedish aid workers are finishing a course at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm to learn the basics of how to protect oneself in areas where the Ebola virus is widespread. ...
VGTI Florida Launches the Center for Diseases o... [Published EON Consumer - Oct 13 2014]
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--VGTI Florida launches its new Center for Diseases of Aging in collaboration with Sweden's Karolinska Institute, perhaps best known for annually awarding the Nobel Prize in Medicine. ...
VGTI Florida Launches the Center for Diseases o... [Published Business Wire Health News - Oct 13 2014]
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VGTI Florida launches its new Center for Diseases of Aging in collaboration with Sweden's Karolinska Institute, perhaps best known for annually awarding the Nobel Prize in Medicine. ...
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