Welcome to KaroKidney

The Karolinska Kidney Research Network – 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 1000 renal biopsies (>650 native kidney biopsies from adult patients, 200 pediatric patients, 230 living donors and > 100 transplanted patients) and >450 arterial biopsies from patients with ESRD and healthy controls. The tissue is stored in ways that allows analysis of both morphology and RNA/protein expression. Read more.

KaroKidney meetings

The date for the next meeting will be announced shortly

Short news

New publications. See the latest publications using material from KaroKidney

Kidney Week 2022 Join KaroKidney to Orlando, FL for Kidney Week in November. 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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