Research groups and teams at the Department of Medicine, Solna

The department's research is mostly conducted within research groups, which in turn may contain one or more teams. The groups are linked to the eleven departments, which also correspond to our main research areas.


Division of Cardiology

Research group Francesco Cosentino: Molecular cardiology.

Research group Lars Lund: Heart failure with reduced and preserved ejection fraction. Clinical and translational aspects

-Team Savarese

Research group John Pernow: Endothelial dysfunction in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

- Lars Rydén: Diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Cecilia Linde: Heart failure: device research.

Mai-Lis Hellénius: Cardiovascular prevention (focusing lifestyle).

Clinical Epidemiology

Division of Clinical Epidemiology (KEP)

Research group Johan Askling: Chronic Inflammatory Diseases.

- Team Elizabeth Arkema: Epidemiology of sarcoidosis and systemic lupus erythematosus.
- Team Johan Askling: Inflammatory arthritis team.
- Team Thomas Frisell: Clinical epidemiology of multiple sclerosis and inflammatory joint diseases.
- Team Marie Holmqvist: Rheumatic systemic diseases.
- Team Björn Pasternak: Pharmaco-epidemiology.

Research group Gustaf Edgren

Research group Karin Ekström Smedby: Clinical Cancer Epidemiology.

- Team Sandra Eloranta: Late effects and cancer survivorship after diagnosis and treatment of aggressive lymphoma.

Research group Michael Fored

Research group Rickard Malmström: Clinical Pharmacology.

Research group Ola Olén: Inflammatory bowel diseases.

Research group Olof Stephansson: Reproductive, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology.

- Team Neda Razaz: The long-term consequence of maternal and neonatal morbidity. 

Immunology and Allergy

Division of Immunology and Allergy

Research group Susanne Gabrielsson: Extracellular Vesicles in cancer and lung diseases.

Research group Karin Loré: Understanding mechanisms of vaccination.

-Team Kreslavskiy

Research group Gunnar Nilsson: Mast Cell Biology.

-Team Dahlin

Research group Anna Smed Sörensen: Respiratory and systemic immune responses in human pulmonary viral infection and inflammation.

Research group Eduardo Villablanca: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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