Denna sida på svenska
Loading profile information...

About me

Dr. P.W. Ackermann is the Head of the Integrative Orthopedic Research Group, focusing his research on Neuronal Regulation of Pain and Musculo-skeletal Tissue Repair in collaboration with a global network of researchers. Clinically Dr. Ackermann is working as an orthopedic surgeon at the Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm.


2009 Qualification as Associate Professor, Karolinska Institutet

2002-2008 Postdoctoral work: Assistant Professor, “Neuronal Role in Musculoskeletal Healing”, Karolinska Institutet and collaboration with University of Calgary

2001 Doctoral degree:  Orthopedics/Sportsmedicine, ”Peptidergic Innervation of Periarticular Tissue” at Karolinska Institutet.                       .

1998  M.D: Medical school at Karolinska Institutet                           

1992 Chemistry: Stockholm University

Research description

The mission of Dr. Ackermanns research is to understand and exploit neuro-vascular pathways in the musculo-skeletal system for restoring joint function and alleviating pain.  

Academic honors, awards and prizes

2011                   Awarded winner of DJO Sports Medicine’s grant $100,000 “Compression treatment prevents post-operative complications and promotes tissue repair”.

2010                   Awarded winner of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) $250,000 Ligament and Tendon Repair and Regeneration Grant for Groundbreaking Ligament and Tendon Repair Research, “Biological Augmentation of Ligament and Tendon Healing: Role of Neuropeptides.”

2002                   Best poster award, ”Can sports massage improve recovery after hard eccentric exercise?”, Swedish Orthopedic Society

Loading publication list...