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.
SCAPIS is the largest population study in Sweden within the cardiovascular and pulmonary system area. It is a world unique project that includes 30,000 patients and involves all six healthcare regions, university hospitals and a number of scientific players. The vision is to be able to individualize risk assessments as well as to prevent and postpone cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases in patients.
Prolonged jaw and facial pain is common in the population, between 10 to 15 percent are estimated to be affected. A new treatment method is being investigated within the framework of a research project run by Julia Lam, dentist and doctoral student at the Faculty of Odontology at Malmö University.
Fredrik Löndahl was 17 years old when diagnosed with diabetes type-1. That was the start for a strong interest in and dedication to reducing ignorance and prejudices about diabetes. Today he is chairman of the Swedish Diabetes Association, a patient organization that supports research and works to find causes and cures for diabetes diseases.
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