Can master students take PhD courses?

The autumn semester has started, and one course was ticked off the list of many other courses we are currently taking. Did you know that master students in biomedicine can study doctoral elective courses? In the third semester, we specialise in our field of interest. There are several Phd elective tracks, including Tumour Biology, Immunology,… Read More Can master students take PhD courses?

Top 10 Swedish traditions and celebrations

Sweden has become a melting pot – people coming from diverse backgrounds celebrate important events such as Easter, Christmas, Ramadan, Eid, Diwali, Shabbat, and many more. You will notice that there are several public holidays or “red days” throughout the year. Swedes look forward to these holidays year-round, especially the ones filled with dancing and… Read More Top 10 Swedish traditions and celebrations

Did I make the right decision? – Final course review semester 2

It is finally the time to wrap up my second semester! As I mentioned in my previous blog post, it was quite intensive. Well, today I will explain more about it.  Please bear with me for the next few minutes because you are about to read about one of my unexpected decisions which I may… Read More Did I make the right decision? – Final course review semester 2

MSc Biomedicine semester two – course review part 2/3

Hej everyone! Back in June, we finished our first year of masters which means one more academic year to go! 💃🏽 Ending this year felt really good after seeing the accomplishments and the friendships we made in uni. And now I’m currently enjoying summer! ☀️ Personally, my second semester was extremely intense since I took elective… Read More MSc Biomedicine semester two – course review part 2/3

What does healthcare innovation mean to you?

Whether you come from a medical background, engineering background, or business background – the word innovation will certainly come up in your field. Innovation can mean different things to people such as coming up with better solutions, being creative or invent something original that “breaks into” the market or society. Coming from a biomedical background, I have… Read More What does healthcare innovation mean to you?

6 reasons to study at Karolinska Institutet

Summer is finally approaching and many are about to be done with school (for good😉).   Are you graduating soon from high school or some bachelor program? If you are reading this, it is either A) The title caught your attention or B) You already started to look for universities. Well, Karolinska Institutet is becoming… Read More 6 reasons to study at Karolinska Institutet

Have you heard about Frontotemporal Dementia?

Not so many people are familiar with rare diseases until one of their dear ones develops one. Märta Schörling Andreen and Sofia Schörling Högberg noticed that their father’s behaviour and personality changed progressively even though he was a successful businessman. Sadly, they found out that their father was developing an uncommon disorder called, Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). Hearing… Read More Have you heard about Frontotemporal Dementia?

MSc Biomedicine​ semester two – course​ review part 1/3

Hej hej! It’s time for the first-course review of semester 2. We have several modules running after each other so you get to focus on one field at a time. I decided to divide the course reviews into three blocks to make things easier (for you the reader and me😝). I will discuss the first… Read More MSc Biomedicine​ semester two – course​ review part 1/3