New center for studying the human microbiome

Published: 2016-01-27


Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Karolinska Institutet have signed a collaboration agreement for the establishment of a research center exploiting the human microbiome. Parts of the research will be carried out at SciLifeLab, providing access to a broad technical platform for studying complex microbiological communities in well-defined human material. The programme will be fully funded by Ferring Pharmaceuticals and led by Professor Lars Engstrand, Karolinska Institutet/SciLifeLab whom will serve as director.

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