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Research team Christofer Juhlin

Molecular Endocrine Pathology

We focus on delivering improved diagnostic and prognostic tools for tumors derived from endocrine tissues such as the thyroid and parathyroid glands in the neck as well as for abdominal neoplasias such as adrenal and neuroendocrine tumors.

By utilizing modern genetic, epigenetic and proteomic methods together with conventional light microscopy and histopathology, candidate markers will be applied on clinical tumor material for the improved recognition of malignant disease and poorer patient outcome. Furthermore, the physiology of normal and hyperfunctioning endocrine glands is also studied. The ventures are systematized as continuing cooperation projects with researchers at Cancer Centrum Karolinska, as well as the endocrine surgery division at the Karolinska University Hospital in Solna and the Yale Endocrine Neoplasia Laboratory at Yale University, CT, USA.


Christofer Juhlin
Cancer Center Karolinska, Karolinska University Hospital-Solna R8:04, SE-171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46-8 5177 3616 or +46 8 5177

List of publications Juhlin

List of publications Höög

Team members

Christofer Juhlin, Associate Professor, MD, Team leader (Employment: Attending specialist in surgical pathology and Cytology at Radiumhemmet Karolinska University Hospital)
Anders Höög, MD, Associate Professor, Associated (Employment: Consultant in Pathology at Radiumhemmet Karolinska University Hospital and Linköping University Hospital)
Johan Paulsson, MD student, PhD student
Lisa Ånfalk, Biomedical scientist
Na Wang, Postdoc
Adam Stenman, Postdoc
Martin Hysek, Clinical associate
Anton Olander, Medical student

Previous team members

Nimrod Kiss, MSC, PhD


The present research is generously supported by grants from:

  • Swedish Society for Medical Research (SSMF)
  • Stockholm county council
  • Karolinska Institutet
  • The Cancer Research Foundations of Radiumhemmet