Symposia

Symposia

The Journal of Internal Medicine supports and arranges international symposia for discussing topics within the frontline research of clinical medicine:


UPCOMING SYMPOSIA

Marabou Symposium: Nutrition and Immunity: Individual Variation in Response - June 14 - 16, 2024


Mycobact 2024: The 11th International conference on the Pathogenesis of Mycobacterial Infections 2024 - 4-6 September, 2024

Stockholm

Guest Editors: Maria Lerm and Susanna Brighenti

Learn more, submit abstracts and register here: https://www.mycobact2024.se


Discovery of bioactive peptides: The legacy of Viktor Mutt - 26-27 September, 2024

Stockholm

Guest Editor: Tomas Hökfelt


Role of cell senescence and senolytic therapy for metabolic disorders - 24-26 October, 2024

Stockholm

Guest Editor: Ulf Smith


Beyond amyloid and tau: The importance of co-pathologies in Alzheimer's disease - 4-5 November, 2024

Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Guest Editors: Giulia Grande and Daniel Ferreira Padilla




COMPLETED SYMPOSIA

Berzelius Symposium 109: The mind from cradle to grave: Consciousness from fetal life to old age - 22-23 May 2024

Stockholm

Guest Editors: Hugo Lagercrantz and Claes Frostell

More information

A photo of people attending the Berzelius Symposium 109, May 2024

Gut microbiota development from infancy to old age: Disease associations and potential health promoting interventions - 21-22 September 2023

Quality Hotel™ View, Malmö, Sweden

Guest editors: Maria Jenmalm, Lena Öhman and Ida Schoultz

Gut microbiota development from infancy to old age: Disease associations and potential health promoting interventions
More information Published articles, this is where we will place links to published articles from this symposium.



Person-centered and integrated care for older people: Successful experiences across Sweden -
21 March 2023

Eva & Georg Klein lecture hall, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Guest editors: Amaia Calderon Larrañaga and Laura Fratiglioni

More information

Published article
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/joim.13784

Video Library



Cutting-Edge Implementation of Precision Medicine in Europe - 22-23 September 2022

Aula Medica | Stockholm, Sweden

More information

Published articles:
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/joim.13640
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/joim.13655
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joim.13697 
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/joim.13698 
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/joim.13709



Nobel Symposium: Neuropeptides: the Diverse Dialects of the Nervous System - 13-15 June 2022

Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Sweden 

Guest Editor: Tomas Hökfelt

Published articles:

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joim.13506

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joim.13406

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joim.13636


Marabou Symposium: Neurobiology of Eating Behavior - 10-12 June 2022

Published article:
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joim.13699 


Berzelius Symposium 103: Immunity and autoimmunity in early childhood - 2-3 June 2022

Nobel Forum Stockholm, Sweden

Guest editors: Olle Kämpe and Åke Lernmark 

More information Published articles:
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/joim.13628

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/joim.13648



Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) - 3-4 June 2021 

Nobel Forum,  Stockholm, Sweden

Guest Editor: Rolf Hultcrantz 

More information
Program
Published articles: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joim.13546



Precision Medicine in Hematology - 20-21 May 2021

Nobel Forum Stockholm, Sweden

Guest editors: Karin Ekström-Smedby and Richard Rosenquist Brandell

See video of the meeting here.

More information Published articles: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joim.13546



Scientific evidence of limited workup - when is too much too much and too little too little -
12-13 April 2021

Clarion Hotel & Congress Malmö Live, Malmö, Sweden

Guest Editor: Olle Melander

See video of the meeting here.

More information Published articles: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joim.13486



Cardiovascular program and cardiovascular retreat - 28-29 November 2019

Yasuragi Hasseludden, Sweden

Guest Editor: Ulf Hedin

More information
Conference Report
Published articles:
The role of clonal haematopoiesis in cardiovascular diseases: epidemiology and experimental studies
Cardiac foetal reprogramming: a tool to exploit novel treatment targets for the failing heart



Mitochondria in human disease - 16-18 September 2019 

Vår Gård, Saltsjöbaden, Sweden

Guest Editors: Nils-Göran Larsson and Anna Wedell

More information Published articles



Berzelius symposium: Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: Understanding the Role of Ethnicity - 11-12 September 2019

Umeå University, Sweden

Guest Editors: Tommy Olsson and Julia Goedecke

Conference Report Published articles:
Obesity and type 2 diabetes: understanding the role of ethnicity
Obesity in African‐Americans: the role of physiology
Ethnic differences in adiposity and diabetes risk – insights from genetic studies
Pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes risk in black africans: a South African perspective



Uppsala Aortic summit - 5-6 September 2019

Uppsala, Sweden 

Guest Editor: Anders Wanhainen 

More Information Published articles:
Big data in vascular surgery: registries, international collaboration and future directions
Lack of an effective drug therapy for abdominal aortic aneurysm
Paradigm shifts in abdominal aortic aneurysm management based on vascular registries
Top 10 candidate aortic disease trials
The way forward to understand aortic disease



Nobel Conference: Bioinspirational medicine – Using nature to unlock access to opportunities in health - 4-6 September 2019 

Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Sweden 

Guest Editor: Peter Stenvinkel 

Conference Report

Published articles




FASEB 2019 Regulation and Function of small GTPases - 23-28 June 2019

Olean, UNC NY, USA

Guest Editor: Martin Bergö 

Conference Report Published articles will be inserted when available



The Cardiac Patient from Birth to Adulthood - 21-22 February 2019

Stockholm, Sweden

The meeting is arranged in collaboration between The Journal of Internal Medicine, Acta Pediatrica and the Swedish Society of Medicine.

In 2019 Journal of Internal Medicine co-hosted a very successful symposium called The cardiac patient from birth to adulthood, with Acta Paediatrica. We invited eight researchers to submit papers, and four of them were published in a virtual issue in Acta Paediatrica, and four in JIM (see below).

Conference Report

Published articles:
Introduction The 99th Berzelius symposium: the Cardiac Patient from Birth to Adulthood

Coronary artery disease in patients with congenital heart defects

Trajectories of care in congenital heart disease – the long arm of disease in the womb

The role of device closure of patent foramen ovale in patients with cryptogenic stroke




Bioelectronic Medicine: Technology targeting molecular mechanisms - 12-14 June 2018

Guest Editors: Peder Olofsson, Kevin Tracey and Chad Bouton
Stockholm Sweden

Conference Report Published articles



Head Trauma in Sports and Risk for Dementia - 24-25 May 2018

Guest Editor: Bengt Winblad
Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Program Published articles  



Multimorbidity research at the cross-roads: developing the evidence for clinical practice and health policy - 21-22 May 2018

Guest Editors: Laura Fratiglioni, Jose Valderas Martinez and Amaia Calderon Larranaga
Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Website
Conference Report
Published articles  

 

Neuroendocrine Interfaces in Physiology and Disease - 27-28 March 2018

Guest Editor: Tomas Hökfelt
Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Program
Conference Report
Published articles  


International Forum for RA - 23-25 September 2017
Guest Editors: Lars Klareskog
Aula Medica, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Program
Information
Conference Report
Published articles will be inserted when available  


The 10th International Conference on the Pathogenesis of Mycobacterial Infections - 23-26 August 2017
Guest Editors: Maria Lerm and Susanna Brighenti
Stallmästregården, Stockholm, Sweden

Program
Conference Report
Published articles  


6th Amyloid Disease Annual Meeting- Molecular Perspectived of Misfolded Proteins - 6-8 September 2017
Guest Editors: Per Hammarström
Vildmarkshotellet Hotel, Kolmården Wildlife Park, Sweden

Information, program and registration
Conference Report
Published articles:
Amyloid fibril polymorphism: a challenge for molecular imaging and therapy
 


2nd International Symposium on APS Type 1 - July 13-15, 2017
Guest Editor: Olle Kämpe
Stony Brook University,NY, USA

Information Published articles will be inserted when available  


Big Data in Health - 20 March 2017
Guest Editor: Jonas Ludvigsson
Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Program
Conference Report

Published articles:
Big Data and medicine: a big deal?
The urgency to embrace Big Data opportunities in medicine
Big Data in Vascular Surgery: Registries, International Collaboration and Future Directions

 


Vasopressin: novel roles for an old hormone. Emerging therapies in cardiometabolic and renal diseases - 19-20 January 2017
Guest Editor: Olle Melander
L'Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

Program
Conference Report
Published articles  


Targeted therapy in B-cell malignancies - 29-30 September 2016
Guest Editor: Karin Ekström Smedby
Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Program
Conference Report
Published articles


Cell Cycle and Cell Death in Disease - 8-11 June 2016
Nobel Conference
Guest Editor: Boris Zhivotovsky
Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Program
Conference Report

Published articles



Risks and benefits of Extremely Low LDL Cholesterol - 20 May 2016
Guest Editor: Anders G. Olsson
The Swedish Medical Society, Stockholm, Sweden

Program Published articles:
Can LDL cholesterol be too low? Possible risks of extremely low levels


Human models and technology for regenerative medicine - 18-20 November 2015
Guest Editors: Urban Lendahl & Ken Chien
Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Program Published articles



C-peptide and the pathogenesis of microvascular complications of diabetes - 14 September 2015
Guest Editor: John Wahren
Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Program
Conference Report

Published articles



Nobel Minisymposium in the series 'Frontiers in Medicine'
Amyloid - a multifaceted player in human health and disease - 10-11 June 2015
Guest Editor: Jan Johansson
Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Program
Conference Report
Published articles Podcast



Endocrine tumors – new generation sequencing with impact on therapy – 4-5 June 2015
Guest Editor: Göran Åkerström
Blåsenhus, Uppsala, Sweden

Conference Report Published articles


First International Conference on Myositis– May 8-10, 2015
Guest Editor: Ingrid Lundberg
Frösundavik, Stockholm, Sweden

Information
Conference Report
Published articles Podcast


Atrial fibrillation - from atrial extrasystoles to atrial cardiomyopathy, What have we learned from basic science and interventional procedures – April 16-17, 2015
Guest Editor: Carina Blomström-Lundqvist
Waterfront Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

Information
Conference Report

Published articles



Quality Registers – December 8-9, 2014
Guest Editor: Jonas Ludvigsson
Norra Latin, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Program
Conference Report
Published articles


 

Future of haemophilia outcome assessment – November 6-7, 2014
Guest Editor: Erik Berntorp
Scandic Triangeln, Malmö, Sweden

Conference Report Published articles

 



Symposium on narcolepsy research related to Pandemrix vaccination – November 6-7, 2014
Guest Editor: Nils Feltelius
Krusenbergs Herrgård, Uppsala, Sweden

 Program not available Published articles:
A coordinated cross‐disciplinary research initiative to address an increased incidence of narcolepsy following the 2009–2010 Pandemrix vaccination programme in Sweden


Atherosclerotic plaque inflammation and repair – mechanisms, detection and therapy - August 28-30, 2014
Guest Editor: Jan Nilsson
Elite Marina Tower Stockholm

Program Published articles Video


JIM Symposium in Personalized Medicine - May 8, 2014
Guest Editor: Magnus Ingelman-Sundberg
Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet Solna, Sweden


Program not available Published articles


Mechanisms of Neurotoxicity and implications for neurological disorders - May 2013

 Program not available Published articles


The need for new concepts in TB - December 17, 2012

Program Published articles:
Inflammation and tuberculosis: host-directed therapies
Totally drug-resistant tuberculosis and adjunct therapies


NorPEN Meeting - October 26, 2012


 Program not available Published articles



COGS International Scientific Seminar - April 2012

Program not available Published articles


Vascular Biology, Metabolism and Cancer 16–17 February, 2012

Program not available Published articles



Severe Asthma and Allergy - mechanisms, diagnostics and treatment - November 11-12, 2011

Program Published articles


Syncope - A complex syndrome of several causes 20-21, October 2011

Program not available Published articles


HMGB1 in Inflammation and Innate Immunity - September 2011

Program not available Published articles


30 years of AIDS, Memories, Achievements and Future Perspectives - May 3, 2011

Program Published articles


Genetic Susceptibility to Cancer: Current and Future Trends - June 15, 2011


Program not available Published articles


Celiac Disease - January 19 - 20, 2011

Program Published articles


Is medical ethics really in the best interest of the patient? - June 14 - 16, 2010

Program Published articles


Drug Interactions - from research to clinical practice - June 11 - 12, 2010

Program Published articles


The Nobel Symposium - The Cell Cycle and Apoptosis in Disease - May 23-27, 2010

Program Published articles


The acute inflammatory reaction: new concepts for old cells : Proceedings of a Gunnar Birke Symposium - February 2010

Program not available Published articles


Stroke Symposium - January 28-29, 2009

Program not available Published articles