Giorgio Tettamanti

Giorgio Tettamanti

Senior Research Specialist | Docent
Telephone: +46852488811
Visiting address: Karolinska Institutet, BioClinicum J10:20, Visionsgatan 4, 17164 Solna
Postal address: K1 Molekylär medicin och kirurgi, K1 MMK Sällsynta diagnoser, 171 76 Stockholm

About me

  • I am senior research specialist and docent in epidemiology at Karolinska
    Institutet, I have a background in biostatistics, and my research is mainly
    focused on childhood cancer and rare genetic syndromes.
    2022, Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Docent), Karolinska Institutet
    2013, PhD in Medical Science, Karolinska Institutet
    2008, MSc in Biostatistics, University of Milano–Bicocca, Italy
    2006, BSc in Statistics, University of Milano–Bicocca, Italy


  • I am the principal investigator of two Nordic collaborative studies on the
    role of parental socioeconomic factors on childhood cancer incidence and
    survival. I am also the principal investigator of a Nordic study on the
    impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on childhood cancer and I am a member of the
    Childhood Cancer &
  • Leukemia International Consortium (CLIC, [1]).
    I am working on studies on cancer risk among individuals with rare genetic
    syndromes and I am part of the COSMOS study, an international cohort study on
    the effects of mobile phone use on health ( [2])


  • Course leader of the doctoral course “Epidemiology I: an introduction to
    Course coordinator of the master course “Epidemiological Methods for
    Studying Determinants of Health”


All other publications


  • Senior Research Specialist, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-
  • Senior Research Specialist, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2025

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2022
  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, 2013

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