the lab

Our Focus

The lab focus is to solve problems that limit the ability of cancer therapy to be used more effectively against deadly forms of pediatric cancers and adult cancers. We focus our research on pediatric tumors of the nervous system such as neuroblastoma and medulloblastoma, and bone metastases from different tumor origin.

Our research is balanced by a commitment to the value of basic and translational research. This effort is based on the integrated approach of single-cell technologies, computational modeling, and functional preclinical testing, directed at understanding the role of the tumor microenvironment in cancer development, tumor cell dissemination and cancer resistance.

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Karolinska Institutet

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s foremost medical universities.The vision of Karolinska is to make a significant contribution to the improvement of human health; the mission is to conduct research and education and to interact with the community. As a university, Karolinska Institutet is Sweden’s single largest center of medical academic research and offers the country’s widest range of medical courses and programs. Since 1901 the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has selected the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.


Our group is based at the Childhood Cancer Research Unit, at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, and our laboratory is located at BioClinicum, campus Solna. BioClinicum is a part of the New Karolinska Hospital, one of the most modern hospitals in the world.


Our lab research is funded by both internal and external funding through:

About Baryawno Lab

Private donations

If you are interested to make a private donation to one or several of our research areas please contact Ninib Baryawno or the
KI Development Office at Karolinska Institutet to discuss how you can contribute to our research through personalized giving.

Recent Publications

For our recent publications, please visit our publications page.