Daniel C Andersson

Daniel C Andersson

Senior Lecturer/Specialist Physician | Docent
Telephone: +46852486753
Visiting address: Solnavägen 9, Biomedicum C5, 17165 Solna
Postal address: C3 Fysiologi och farmakologi, C3 FyFa Medicinsk hjärt- och skelettmuskelforskning, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Daniel C Andersson is an associate professor in physiology, senior lecturer
    at the Karolinska Institute (KI). He is a consultant cardiologist at the
    Karolinska University Hospital, where he sub-specializes in heart failure
    - Prize for excellent thesis supervision on the medical doctor program, 2019.
    - Harald &
  • Greta Jeanssons foundation prize for young researcher and group
    leader, 2018. http://jeanssonsstiftelser.se/pristagare/
    - Young investigator award - for oral presentation at Scandinavian
    Physiological Society Annual Meeting, 2008.
    - 2005. MD degree, Karolinska Institutet.
    - 2009. PhD in physiology, Karolinska Institutet.
    - 2009-11. Postdoctoral fellowship, Columbia University, NY, USA.
    - 2013. License to practice medicine in Sweden.
    - 2017. Associate professor (docent) in physiology, Karolinska Institutet.
    - 2019. Specialist physician in cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital.


  • Daniel C Andersson is the principal investigator of a translational research
    laboratory that studies heart and skeletal muscle dysfunction in the context
    of inflammatory diseases, eg to study how rheumatic diseases affects muscle
    and heart function. The laboratory uses experimental physiology and
    molecular biology tools to investigate disease mechanisms. I clinical studies
    Daniel C Andersson investigates how inflammatory/rheumatic diseases affects
    the risk for heart failure.


  • Daniel C Andersson is the course director for the integrative pre-clinical
    exam on the medical doctor (MD) program. He is a faculty representative in
    the steering board for the MD program, and the chairman of the steering
    group for the local admission to the MD program at KI.


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  • Senior Lecturer/Specialist Physician, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, 2020-

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karoliska Institutet, 2017
  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, 2009
  • University Medical Degree, Karolinska Institutet, 2005

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