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Emma Eklund

PhD student

About me

I am a Phd student in Angelica Lindén Hirschbergs research group. I study endogenous androgens and other anabolic hormonlevels and their metabolism in athletes. I registered as a Phd student in the spring of 2015. I have since then combined research and Clinical work.


Degree of Master of Science in Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, January 2016.

Academic honors, awards and prizes

  • Winner of the "Under 34 Competition", The International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology, 17 th World Congress. 2016.
  • PhD grant, the Swedish Research Council for Sport Science (CIF) year 1 and 2. 2015 and 2016.
  • Clinical Scientist Training Programme, Karolinska Institutet. 2015.


The impact of genetics and hormonal contraceptives on the steroid profile in female athletes
Schulze Jj, Mullen Je, Berglund Lindgren E, Ericsson M, Ekström L, Hirschberg Al
Frontiers in endocrinology 2014;5():50-