Welcome to KaroKidney

The Karolinska Kidney Research Center – KaroKidney – is a translational kidney research cluster based in Stockholm, Sweden. KaroKidney promotes programs for synergistic collaborations between basic and clinical researchers that will lead to discoveries and better healthcare strategies aimed at improving outcome for patients with kidney disease. Read more.

KaroKidney's expanding biobank currently contains more than 500 renal biopsies and 150 arterial biopsies from patients with kidney disease and healthy controls. The tissue is stored in ways that allows analysis of both morphology and RNA/protein expression. Read more.


KaroKidney meetings

The meeting dates for 2017 will be announced shortly!

Short news

New publication. A new publication from Stenvinkel et al. using material from KaroKidney reveals a link between p16 and vascular aging. See more under Publications

ERA-EDTA 2017. Join KaroKidney to Madrid for ERA-EDTA Annual Congress June 3-6. Read more here

INTRICARE. Peter Stenvinkel from KaroKidney is part of the INTRICARE network, a EU financed research network within Horizon 2020. Read more here (article in Swedish) and here (article in English).

Research in collaboration

Research in collaboration

KaroKidney is a collaboration between researchers from Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, SciLifeLab and Karolinska Institutet/AstraZeneca Integrated Cardio Metabolic Centre (ICMC) in Stockholm, Sweden. For more information, visit each institutions website.

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