The Karolinska Kidney Research Network – KaroKidney – was initiated in 2010 as a joint research effort between the renal-, transplantation, pediatric and pathology departments at Karolinska University Hospital. KaroKidney currently has two main research projects; The Renal Biopsy Project and the Vascular Progreria Project.


Patient representative

Björn Nilsson

  • Swedish Kidney Foundation. National patient organisation. Vice chairman and treasurer.
  • Swedish Kidney Foundation Stockholm Gotland. Regional patient organisation. Chair and treasurer.
  • Njurfonden. Fundraising organisation. Board member and treasurer.
  • Livet som Gåva. Patient organisation. Board member and treasurer.