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Medicor 2017 Kick-off & Brainstorm

Medicor started the year full of energy, enthusiasm and creativity. Join us for our kick-off event and cross out another New Year resolution from your list! Fill in the registration form either below or by clicking here and prepare yourself for a fun kick-off to the new season. Don’t just think about it, come and tell your story!   Loading…

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Suicide: The untold truth

Story by Jennifer Lees “You don’t commit suicide, you die by suicide…”   He was a good student in high school. He played by the rules and didn’t get into too much trouble. The “average kid” – some might say. Like most of his friends, he went on to study at university and life seemed to be on track. He ...

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The Nobel Prize 2015 in Physiology or Medicine

By Sarolta Gabulya   The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been jointly awarded to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Omura, “for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites” and Youyou Tu, “for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria” stated the announcement, a little after half past 11, at Nobel Forum, Karolinska ...

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The Nobel Prizes 2015

ECONOMICS By Nina Kirk   Angus Deaton, deserving winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics, was born in Edinburgh, educated at Cambridge University and has been Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University since 1983. The broad topics on which he would base his lifework were first laid out in his 1980 paper, An Almost Ideal Demand ...

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Waiting in Line

The Issue of Organ Donation in Sweden and How to Tackle it Story by Oskar Swartling / Photos by Martin Kjellberg and Helena Wahlman   “It is very hard to describe the waiting”, Martha Ehlin says. “It is so incredibly difficult to be on the waiting list. I usually describe it as a living nightmare. There is so much uncertainty. ...

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Bridging Medicine and Literature – Interview with Åsa Nilsonne

Senior professor at Karolinska Institutet, psychiatrist, psychotherapist and author. She has published several books, including crime novels and non-fiction literature. by Iskra Pollak Dorocic and Irina Pader / Photos by Martin Kjellberg   Medicor talked with Dr. Nilsonne about her career, her motivations for writing and her newest book “H”. Åsa Nilsonne has always been fascinated by human behaviour, and ...

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The King of Infotainment – Interview with Jesper Rönndahl

Jesper Rönndahl Turns Science into Stand-up Story by Johanna Tauriainen   / Photos by Martin Kjellberg   We meet up with Jesper Rönndahl in a photo-studio in a basement in Vasastan on a chilly February evening. He is tired, but cheerful, it has been an eventful week. Not only did he win this year’s edition of the Swedish TV quiz ...

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The Fighter – An Inspiring Interview with Nadja Casadei

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” by Filippa Grönqvist and Vera Berg / Photos by Martin Kjellberg The athlete that added another category of sports to her seven. By winning the fight against cancer she once again proved to herself and the world what one can accomplish with a determined mind-set. Eight months have passed since her last treatment ...

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Navigating the complexities of the brain

Interview with Edvard Moser – the 2014 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine Story: Iskra Pollak Dorocic   /  Infographics: Jakub Lewicki As Edvard Moser stepped off the plane from Trondheim – blissfully unaware that the 150 emails and 75 text messages on his phone were a sign that this day would be like no other – he was ...

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