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Women in shift work: A prospective cohort study of the factors that predict shift work tolerance
01/11/2016 - 31/12/2019

Women appear to be more negatively impacted by shift work than men, e.g. with respect to health, sleep and accident risk, although the evidence of such a gender divide is mixed. The issue has been obscured by methodological limitations of previous research, such as a preponder...


Stockholm stress center
01/01/2009 - 31/12/2019
Svensk sammanfattning

Stockholm Stress Center är ett tvärvetenskapligt centrum för forskning om arbetsrelaterad stress och hälsa. Centret finansieras genom ett anslag på 50 miljoner kronor under tio år från Forskningsrådet f&...


Top-down control in selective attention
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2019

In everyday life, we need to selectively attend to task-relevant events while ignoring distracters. This top-down control is critical for selective attention, but its mechanisms are unclear. Working memory (WM) resources appear to be critical. In support, in individuals with l...


Functional consequences of children’s misarticulation in continuous speech
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018
Tal är det i särklass vanligaste sättet genom vilket vi kommunicerar med omgivningen. Med hjälp av tal bygger vi upp sociala relationer med personer i vår omvärld, förmedlar våra behov och utbyter information. När talet av en eller annan anledning avviker från hur det förvän...

The Nordic Information for Action e-Science Center of Excellence
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2018

Professor Joakim Dillner at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, is international project coordinator.

We hypothesize that a concerted action using already available registries, biobanks and eScience tools could result in more effective screening ...


Eliciting Mucosal Immunity to Tuberculosis
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2018
Tuberculosis (TB) is a global health problem, killing 1.5 million of people every year. The only currently available vaccine,Mycobacterium bovis BCG, is effective against severe childhood forms, but it demonstrates a variable efficacy against thepulmonary form of TB in adults. Ma...

The pedagogic school environment, academic achievements, epigenetic mechanisms and mental health in early adolescence
01/01/2012 - 31/12/2017
Syfte: Programmet syftar till att kartlägga hur skolans lärandemiljö påverkar den psykiska hälsan i tidig tonår. Det finns tydliga belägg för att skolgång och skolprestationer under barn- och ungdomsåren har stark koppling til...

New systems for exposing human 3D-models of airway mucosa in health and disease to particulate- and gaseous air pollutants
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017

The primary aim is to develop and evaluate unique and relevant normal and chronic bronchitis-like airway wall models with primary human bronchial cells from healthy subjects and smokers with and without COPD. The sophisticated airway wall models will be co-culture...


Phototherapy: A novel approach in daily personal oral care - Fundamental research and clinical application
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2016
This project is a unique interdisciplinary research cooperation between analytical chemists, dental hygienists and dentists. The overall goal is to obtain a scientific basis for the implementation of phototherapy in everyday personal oral care to improve oral hygiene and in an ex...

A real-time monitoring system of airborne norovirus
01/12/2013 - 30/11/2016

Gastroenteritis, caused by the airborne Norovirus, is the third most deadly infectious disease worldwide, infecting ~4% of the population annually, worldwide, and has related costs measured in billions € annually in the EU alone. Today, detection of airborne viruses can only b...



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