Completed projects

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Here you find a brief description of some research projects that have been completed at this department.

If you want to know more about our research, feel free to contact our researchers. If you want to know more about ongoing projects, go to the page about our research.

Cancer epidemiology

Henrik Grönberg Lifestyle and genetic factors in the progression of prostate cancer This study investigated if common genetic variants are important for prostate cancer progression.
" Studies of families with hereditary prostate cancer A study to identify chromosomal regions of prostate cancer genes.
Per Hall BREAD: Cognitive Outcomes in Older Adult Cancer Patients A study on somatic disorders in cancer survivors.
" GINSENG: Genetic determinants of postmenopausal breast cancer A study on risk and prognosis of breast cancer.
" SAMBAL: Molecular epidemiology of secondary lung cancer A study of the risk of lung cancer in women with breast cancer.
  SOUL: Southern Urals Radiation Risk Research A study on the risk of cancer in individuals exposed to ionizing radiation.
Mats Lambe Adherence to anti-hormonal therapy in cancer patients A study assessing inequalities in cancer survival .
" Socioeconomic factors and management and survival of cancer patients A study on prostate, lung and colorectal cancer.

Psychiatric epidemiology

Christina Hultman Risk factors for post-partum psychoses A study to identify those at higher risk of first episode psychosis after childbirth.

Twin research

Nancy Pedersen Chronic fatigue A twin study of a number of basic questions about chronic fatigue syndrom.
" GENDER A twin study on sex differences in health and aging.
" OCTO-Twin A study on individual differences among the oldest-old.