The six regional nodes – one at each healthcare region – work to improve the prerequisites for conducting clinical studies and for increasing the quality of the studies.
Anna Nilsson is a researcher and specialist in childhood oncology at the Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital. Since 2017, Anna has been working half-time at HOPE (haematology and oncology trials unit), a clinical trials unit for medicines at an early phase, where children with hard-to-treat cancer get access to new tailormade therapies.
His research into the advantages of delayed cord clamping of newborns has had global impact, and changed the guidelines and procedures in obstetrics the world over. Ola Andersson is now building up his own research team, with doctoral students who carry the research forward.
Johan Wallman is a rheumatology specialist at Skåne University Hospital. He combines clinical work with research and uses the Swedish Rheumatology Quality Register, SRQ, to improve the treatment and follow-up of patients with rheumatological diseases.