Karolinska Institutet Discovers

Junior Faculty welcomes you to the KI Discovers series for the spring of 2023. The purpose of the KI Discovers series is to give insight into the latest scientific achievements across a variety of disciplines at Karolinska Institutet by highlighting new outstanding publications published during 2021-2022. The first KI Discovers of the spring will be hosted on 12 April and presented by Dr Susanne Schlisio.

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 12:00-13:00. During this spring term, the seminars will be given online as Zoom webinars. No registration is needed.

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Link: https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/2785147732

Meeting ID: 278 514 7732

Seminars spring 2023

Wednesday 12 April 

Associate Professor, Dr Susanne Schlisio, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Impaired oxygen-sensitive regulation of mitochondrial biogenesis within the von Hippel-Lindau syndrome. Nature Metabolism, June 2022

Moderator: Dr. Yihai Cao. Dep. of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology

Wednesday 19 April 

Professor/specialist physician, Jari Tiihonen, Department of Department of Clinical Neuroscience. Long-term treatment with clozapine and other antipsychotic drugs and the risk of haematological malignancies in people with schizophrenia: a nationwide case-control and cohort study in Finland. Lancet Psychiatry, May 2022

Moderator: Dr. Shuyang Yao, Dept. of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

Wednesday 26 April 

Adjunct professor, Anders Svenningsson, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital. Safety and efficacy of rituximab versus dimethyl fumarate in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis or clinically isolated syndrome in Sweden: a rater-blinded, phase 3, randomised controlled trial

Moderator: Dr. Leslie Kirby, Dept. of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

Wednesday 3 May 

Affiliated to researcher, Dr. Alastair Kerr, Department of Medicine, Huddinge

The long noncoding RNA ADIPINT regulates human adipocyte metabolism via pyruvate carboxylase. Nature communications, May 2022

Moderator: TBA

Wednesday 10 May 

Professor, Linda S Lindström, Department of Oncology and Pathology.

Twenty-Year Benefit From Adjuvant Goserelin and Tamoxifen in Premenopausal Patients With Breast Cancer in a Controlled Randomized Clinical Trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology, July 2022

Moderator: Dr. Theodoros Foukakis, Department of Oncology and Pathology

Wednesday 24 May 

Principal researcher, Dr. Ninib, Department of Women's and Children's Health.

Human prostate cancer bone metastases have an actionable immunosuppressive microenvironment. Cancer Cell, November 2022

Moderator: Dr. Kasper Karlsson, Department of Oncology and Pathology

Wednesday 31 May 

Associate professor, Hannes Hagström, Department of Medicine, Huddinge. Maternal obesity increases the risk and severity of NAFLD in offspring.  Journal of Hepatology, November 2021

Moderator: TBA

Wednesday 7 June 

Principal researcher, Dr. Pekka Katajisto, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology. Metabolic determination of cell fate through selective inheritance of mitochondria. Nature Cell Biology, February 2022

Moderator: TBA

Mission statement

Since 2012, the KI Discovers seminars have presented excellent research conducted at this university. The seminar series was founded by Professor Mats Wahlgren, at the time KI’s Pro-Dean of Research. 


Programme committee members of KI Discovers from KI Junior Faculty: Dr. Francesca Del Gaudio, Dr. Yizhou Hu, Dr. Rebecka Keijser, Dr. Carlos Rodrigues

Questions? Email to: ki-discovers@ki.se

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