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  • Olli Kallioniemi new Director for SciLifeLab


    The board of Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) has appointed Professor Olli Kallioniemi as new Director from July 1, 2015. Professor Kallioniemi will be in full service from September 2015. He will present his research at SciLifeLab Day on April 29 in Aula Medica at Karolinska Institutet, Solna. “We are very pleased to welcome Olli […]

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  • New brain mapping reveals unknown cell types


      Ana Munoz Manchado, Sten Linnarsson, and Jens Hjerling-Leffler. Credit: Stefan Zimmerman. Using a process known as single cell sequencing, scientists at Karolinska Institutet have produced a detailed map of cortical cell types and the genes active within them. The study, which is published in the journal Science, marks the first time this method of analysis […]

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  • Peter Zerhouni new CEO of InDex Pharmaceuticals


    InDex Pharmaceuticals today announced that the Board of Directors has named Peter Zerhouni as new CEO. Peter Zerhouni comes from a position as CEO at Diamyd Medical AB where he has been instrumental in bringing the company’s business and clinical trials forward. He will succeed Jesper Wiklund, who has led the company since 2011. Peter […]

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  • Gene causing late foetal death identified


      The research group behind the study.Photograph: Maria Sobol Researchers at SciLifeLab, Uppsala University and Uppsala University Hospital have identified a gene which can cause foetal deaths at a late stage of pregnancy. The results can be used to help families get answers when a child has died, as well as providing prenatal diagnostics to […]

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