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.
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
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
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
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
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