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Project group

The ESTRID study has its core at the Institute of Environmental Medicine at Karolinska Instititutet, Stockholm, Sweden but we have a close collaboration with Lund University Diabetes Center and Uppsala University.

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Principal investigator

Sofia Carlsson

Sofia is associate professor in epidemiology at Karolinska Institutet. Sofia's main area of interest is risk factors for adult onset diabetes such as type 2 diabetes and LADA.

 

 

Associates

Leif Groop

Leif is professor in endocrinology at Lund University and chief responsible for the ANDIS registry. Leif's main area of interest is how genetic factors influence the risk of developing diabetes as well as the treatment of diabetes.

Anders Rosengren

Anders is a medical doctor and senior lecturer. He is project leader and medically responsible for the ANDIS registry.

Per-Ola Carlsson

Per-Ola is professor in endocrinology and diabetology at Uppsala University and chief responsible for the ANDiU registry. Per-Ola's main research area is stem cell treatment with the aim to cure or delay the development of diabetes.

Mats Martinell

Mats is a medical doctor and also has a doctor's degree. He defended his thesis at Uppsala University. He is project leader and medically responsible for the ANDiU registry.

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Bahareh Rasouli

Bahareh wrote her doctoral thesis on alcohol and tobacco consumption and the risk of developing LADA. She has a master's degree in public health nutrition and a doctor's degree in medical science. Currently, she is a post doc at Harvard University, Boston, USA.

 

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Josefin Edwall Löfvenborg

Josefin has defended her doctoral thesis at Karolinska Institutet. Her research is based on ESTRID material and focuses on diet and the risk of developing LADA and type 2 diabetes. She also has a master's degree in nutrition.

Rebecka Hjort

Rebecka is a PhD student and has a master's degree in public health. Her research focuses on birth weight, overweight, physical activity and heredity and how the interaction between these factors influence the risk of developing LADA and type 2 diabetes.

Jessica Edstorp

Jessica has a master's degree in public health and is research assistant in ESTRID. She is responsible for data collection, manages the database, answers questions from participants and keeps in contact with the ANDIS and ANDiU registries.