Catharina Larsson

Professor | Docent
Visiting address: J6:20 BioClinicum, Akademiska stråket 1, 17164 Solna
Postal address: K7 Onkologi-Patologi, K7 Forskning Larsson Catharina, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Professor in medical genetics

    Resarch group leader in medical genetics within experimental translational cancer research with laboratory activities in BioClinicum

    Assistant chair of the Department of oncology-pathology with task for recruitement of teaching positions

    KI chairman of the reseach &
  • educational development groupat ME clinical pathology &
  • cancer diagnostics at Karolinska university hospital

    Faculty representative in the Faculty board at KI

    Medical degree 1985
    Dr med sci at KI 1989
    Docent at KI 1999
    Professor in medical genetics at KI 2001

    Academic honours, awards and prizes
    Erik L Fernströms prize for young medical researchers 2005
    Göran Gustafssons prize in Medicine 2006
    Elected member of the Nobel assembly 2006
    Elected member to KVA class for medical sciences 2008
    Honorary doctor of medicine at Bogomolets national medical university, Ukraine 2017


  • Basic and translational studies of tumors in endocrine organs especially the thyroid gland and the adrenals


All other publications


  • Professor, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, 2013-

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 1999

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