Cardiovascular Medicine

Head of Division

Peder Olofsson, Associate Professor

Telephone: 08-517 716 67

Email: Peder.Olofsson@ki.se

 

Research focus: Cardiovascular disease

The unit comprises the following research groups and is part of the Center for Molecular Medicine (CMM), KI.

Research groups

Per Eriksson

Professor
P Eriksson
K2 Department of Medicine, Solna

Research group Per Eriksson

The long term interest of the Eriksson group is to study the etiology and pathophysiological mechanisms underlying atherosclerosis, arterial thrombosis and aneurysm formation.

 

Lars Maegdefessel

Researcher
Maegdefessel
K2 Department of Medicine, Solna

Research group Lars Maegdefessel

Lars Maegdefessel’s group performs translational studies in atherosclerosis research, focussing on the therapeutic and biomarker potential of non-codingRNAs (e.g., microRNAs and lncRNAs) and other epigenetic modulators in vascular disease and its underlying (patho-) mechanisms.

 

Roland Nilsson

Researcher
R Nilsson
K2 Department of Medicine, Solna

Peder Olofsson

Researcher
P Olofsson
K2 Department of Medicine, Solna

Research group Peder Olofsson

We study mechanisms of inflammation regulation with a particular focus on neural reflexes and cardiovascular inflammation.

P Eriksson
K2 Department of Medicine, Solna

Research group Magnus Bäck