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Cardiovascular Medicine

Head of Division

Per Eriksson, Professor

Telefon; 08-517 732 02

e-post: Per.Eriksson@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
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

Senior researcher
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

Senior researcher
K2 Department of Medicine, Solna

Peder Olofsson

Senior researcher
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.

K2.Kardiovaskulär medicin. P Eriksson
K2 Department of Medicine, Solna

Research group Magnus Bäck