About Mattias Carlström group

Includes group members, collaborations, financial support, awards and so on.

Group members


Biomedical scientists


PhD Students

Senior Researchers or Associated


National collaborators

International collaborators

  • Christopher Wilcox, Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • William J. Welch, Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Anton Wellstein, Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Kenneth A. Jacobson, NIH (Bethesda, MD)
  • Ruisheng Liu, University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
  • Maristela Lika Onozato, Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston)
  • Valdir A. Braga, Federal University of Paraíba (João Pessoa, Brazil)
  • Valéria Sandrim, Institute of Bioscience (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
  • Roberto  Ferraris, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Andreas Patzak, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • Boye Jensen, University of Southern Denmark (Odense)
  • Enyin Lai, Zhejiang University (Hangzhou)
  • Asghar Ghasemi, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (Iran)

Financial Support

  • Novo Nordisk Ascending Investigator Grant, 2019-2023: ~ 13.000.000 SEK
  • European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD), 2019-2020: 1.000.000 SEK 
  • Karolinska Institutet Senior Researcher Grant (2 years), 2020-2021: 2.000.000 SEK
  • Swedish Heart & Lung Foundation (Research Grant), 2019-2021: 2.400.000 SEK
  • Swedish Heart & Lung Foundation (Prince Daniel’s Award), 2018-2020: 6.000.000 SEK
  • Swedish Research Council; VR (Research Grant; #2016-01381), 2017-2020: 6.000.000 SEK
  • Karolinska Institutet Fo-Ass Grant, 2016-2019: 4.000.000 SEK
  • NovoNordisk Foundation (Postdoc Funding): 2017-2019: 3.000.000 SEK
  • KI - CSC Scholarship (Postdoc Funding): 2019-2020: 408.000 SEK
  • KID Grant, Funding of PhD Studies, 2016-2020: 2.000.000 SEK
  • KID Grant, Funding of PhD Studies, 2018-2021: 2.000.000 SEK
  • CAPES-STINT: Joint Brazilian-Swedish Research Collaboration, 2019-2021: 700.000 SEK
  • CAPES, Brazil, Funding of PhD Studies, 2019-2022: 1.500.000 SEK


2019: Ascending Investigator Grant - Endocrinology & Metabolism, Novo Nordisk, DK

2017: Heart and Lung Foundation – Prince Daniel’s Award, Sweden

2015: Fo-Ass Research Grant (4 years), Karolinska Institutet

2012: Lewis T. Preston Research Achievement Award, Georgetown University, USA

2012: Top Young Investigator Award, ASN, Kidney Week, Philadelphia, USA

2011: Lewis T. Preston Research Achievement Award, Georgetown University, USA

2011: Fellows Forum Presentation Winner, National Kidney Foundation, NIH, USA

2010: Young Investigator Award – Society Free Radical Biology Meeting, Orlando, USA

2010: Fellows Forum Presentation Winner, National Kidney Foundation, NIH, USA

2009: Young Investigator Award – 3rd Int. Meeting on the Role of Nitrite in Physiology,

Pathophysiology, and Therapeutics, Sweden

Open positions

Applications for doctoral programme and postdoctoral fellow training are welcome, for the study of nitric oxide and free radical signaling in cardiovascular, renal and metabolic disorders. Background/experience in physiology and pharmacology and/or molecular biology is favourable, but not necessary for applying. Please send a letter of interest and CV to Mattias Carlström, group leader. We may assist with applications for external support in form of postdoctoral or doctoral student fellowships.


Mattias Carlström

C3 Department of Physiology and Pharmacology