Karolinska Institutet Discovers

Junior Faculty welcomes you to the Karolinska Institutet (KI) Discovers series for the Spring of 2024. The KI Discovers series aims to give insight into the latest scientific achievements across various disciplines at Karolinska Institutet by highlighting recently published outstanding papers. The first KI Discovers of the Spring will be hosted on the 17th of January and presented by Professor Rikard Holmdahl.

The seminar series is funded by the Board of Research and hosted by Junior Faculty, with administrative support of the Communications and Public Relations Office at KI.

The seminars are held on Wednesdays between 12:15 and 13:15, in a hybrid form both on-site at either campus Solna or campus Huddinge and in Zoom. No registration is needed.

Sandwiches, coffee, and tea are served on-site at the beginning of the seminars. First come, first served, including limited options for people with dietary restrictions

Seminars spring 2024

 

Wednesday 17th of January

Prof. Rikard Holmdahl, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. A subset of antibodies targeting citrullinated proteins confers protection from rheumatoid arthritis. Nature Communications, February 2023.

Lecture room: Ragnar Granite, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

Wednesday 24th of January

Dr. Arash Nemat, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. High rates of COVID-19 vaccine refusal among Afghan pregnant women: a cross sectional study. Nature Scientific reports, February 2022.
 

Lecture room: Ragnar Granite, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

Wednesday 31st of January

Dr. Xiaofei Li, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Profiling spatiotemporal gene expression of the developing human spinal cord and implications for ependymoma origin. Nature Neuroscience, April 2023.

Lecture room: Ragnar Granite, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

Wednesday 7th of February

Dr. Stratoulias Vasillis, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. ARG1-expressing microglia show a distinct molecular signature and modulate postnatal development and function of the mouse brain. Nature Neuroscience, May 2023.

Lecture room: Room B3017, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

Wednesday 14th of February

Prof. Yihai Cao, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Brown-fat-mediated tumour suppression by cold-altered global metabolism, Nature, August 2022.

Lecture room: Room B3017, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

Wednesday 21st of February

Dr. Frida Lundberg, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Obstetric and Perinatal Outcomes of Singleton Births Following Single- vs Double-Embryo Transfer in Sweden. JAMA Pediatrics, February 2023.

Lecture room: Nils Ringertz, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

Wednesday 6th of March

Dr. Axel Rosell, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Neutrophil extracellular trap formation is an independent risk factor for occult cancer in patients presenting with venous thromboembolism. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, November 2023.

Lecture room: Room DNA, NEO building, Flemingsberg Campus, Huddinge.

 

Wednesday 20th of March

Prof. Erik Melén, Department of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Plasticity of Individual Lung Function States from Childhood to Adulthood. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, February 2023.

Lecture room: Peter Reichard, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

Wednesday 10th of April

Dr. My Blohm, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Differences in Cholecystectomy Outcomes and Operating Time Between Male and Female Surgeons in Sweden. JAMA Surgery, November 2023.

Lecture room: Peter Reichard, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

Wednesday 17th of April

Dr. Anna-Karin Danielsson, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Risk of readmission among individuals with cannabis use disorder during a 15-year cohort study: the impact of socio-economic factors and psychiatric comorbidity. Addiction, February 2023.

Lecture room: Peter Reichard, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

Wednesday 24th of April

Prof. Jesper Lagergren, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Antireflux Surgery Versus Antireflux Medication and Risk of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma in Patients With Barrett's EsophagusMagnitude and Time-Trends of Post-Endoscopy Esophageal Adenocarcinoma and Post-Endoscopy Esophageal Neoplasia in a Population-Based Cohort Study: The Nordic Barrett's Esophagus Study. Gastroenterology, October 2023.

Lecture room: Ragnar Granit, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

Wednesday 15th of May

Dr. Erdinc Sezgin, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. High-throughput measurement of the content and properties of nano-sized bioparticles with single-particle profiler. Nature Biotechnology, June 2023.

Lecture room: Room B3017, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

Wednesday 22nd of May

Dr. Marion Humbert, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Functional SARS-CoV-2 cross-reactive CD4+ T cells established in early childhood decline with age. PNAS, February 2023.

Lecture room: Room B3017, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

Wednesday 29th of May

Prof. Johan Lundberg, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Determinants and Outcomes of Suicidal Behavior Among Patients with Major Depressive Disorder. JAMA Psychiatry, August 2023.

Lecture room: Nils Ringertz, Biomedicum, Solna.

 

 

AE
Content reviewer:
26-02-2024