News and announcements
High BMI during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of cerebral palsy, CP, in the child, according to a large Swedish-American registry-based study by researchers at the Departments MedS, KBH and KI SÖS.
Babies born to women who during pregnancy were treated with anti-flu drugs show no increased risk of disease or deformity, according to a French-Nordic study lead by researchers at the Department of Medicine, Solna.
Research News is an internal newsletter reporting on decisions and ongoing discussions in the Board of Research, and also on other issues that may be of interest to KI researchers in their work. This year's first issue of Research News informs, among other things, about the newly formed working-group to review allocation models, and the recently established Infrastructure Committee at KI.
The effort to recruit leading junior researchers within the so-called Career Ladder Programme (faculty funded career positions) at KI continues. This year, up to 24 positions is announced in both basic and clinical research. The call is open between 20 February and 20 March 2017.
Researchers at the Departments of Medicine in Solna and Huddinge, respectively have studied how subsets of immune cells behave in healthy skin and also identified these cells in the skin diseases psoriasis and vitiligo. The results open up for more targeted local treatments of macular inflammatory diseases of the skin.
Date: 07 Sep (All day) - 08 Sep (All day)
Plats: Karolinska Institutet, Campus Solna, Stockholm
Save-the-date: Welcome to the 23rd Annual Mayo Clinic and Karolinska Institutet Research Meeting at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, September 7-8, 2017.