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2014-10-16 08:31:18

Strategic research and clinical partnership will advance state-of-the-art discoveries on the use of messenger RNA (mRNA) Therapeutics(TM) to treat serious diseases CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moderna Therapeutics today announced a strategic, long-term collaboration with Karolinska Institutet (KI) and Karolinska University Hospital (KUH) for the discovery and development of innovative drugs using Moderna's messenger RNA (mRNA)...

2014-10-06 23:02:44

Humane animal research has led to 89 of the 105 research discoveries that have been awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - This year's award is no exception. Alexandria, Virginia (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Americans for Medical Progress extends its congratulations to the recipients of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser. They are recognized for their groundbreaking discoveries of nerve cells in the brain that enable...

2014-06-11 16:27:16

GREENWICH, Conn., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aptuit LLC has made a significant outreach to life science companies in Scandinavia through two important events that were held in Stockholm, Sweden this May. At an R&D event hosted by the Karolinska Institute Science Park, Dr. Jonathan Goldman, Aptuit's Chief Executive Officer, addressed the eleven different companies that attended the seminar, including Karo BIO, Medivir, Aprea AB and Karolinska Development. Dr. Goldman spoke on...

2014-05-07 04:22:08

- New hospital site for Karolinska in Solna, Sweden will have access to state-of-the art imaging solutions and services for a 14-year term at predictable costs SOLNA, Sweden, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with the Stockholm County Council (SCC) to jointly innovate in health care. This comprises R&D, an innovation program and education, and the procurement, installation, maintenance,...

2014-02-12 04:20:51

LONDON and WILMINGTON, N.C., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiltern International Limited (Chiltern), a global contract research organization (CRO), proudly announces our partnership with Karolinska Development in Sweden, a life science investment company listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm (ticker: KDEV). Karolinska Development aims to create value for patients, researchers, investors and society by developing innovations from world class science into products that can be sold or...

2013-11-26 10:21:41

A new mechanism that regulates the way blood vessels grow and connect to each other has been discovered by an international team of researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, and Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany. The knowledge might open up new opportunities for future cancer therapy. The study is published in the scientific journal PNAS. If stretched out, the blood vessels in a human body would reach more than twice around the earth. The complex circulatory system...

2013-11-07 14:06:36

Nanoparticles filled with chemotherapeutic drugs can kill drug-resistant breast cancer cells, according to a study published in the scientific journal Biomaterials. Nanoparticles are just as small, or even smaller, than many blood proteins. They can therefore pass through the walls of healthy and sick cells, which make them interesting carriers of drugs against cancer and other diseases. In the present study, researchers from Karolinska Institutet have shown that nanoparticles made from...

Our Aging Process Is Hastened Due To Maternal Genetics
2013-08-22 08:28:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There are many reasons our bodies age. The process is determined by an accumulation of various kinds of cell damage that impair the function of bodily organs. A new study from the Karolinska Institutet and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging shows the damage occurring in the cell’s power plant – the mitochondrion – is of particular importance in the aging process and is determined by the genes we inherit from our...


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