Helena Hervius Askling

Helena Hervius Askling

Affiliated to Teaching/Tutoring | Docent
Visiting address: B2:03, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset Solna, 17176 Stockholm
Postal address: K2 Medicin, Solna, K2 Infekt Färnert A, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am a Medical Doctor, Senior Consultant and Associate Professor in Infectious Diseases, with expertise in vaccinology. At the 

  • the Centre for Health Crises at KI, I am the expert coordinator in the field of Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Preparedness. 

  • Moreover, I am the course leader and founder of biannual 2-week course "Vaccinology in practice" for medical doctors and nurses. I chair the Regional Vaccine Expert group, as well as the Vaccine Expert Group for Swedish Society for Infectious Diseases Physicians. 


    • Clinical vaccine trials and register based research
    • Vaccine immunogenicity and effect in different subpopulations such as immunosuppressed, pregnant, elderly and obese persons
    • Vaccination/implementation/health economics and clinical outcome in relation to vaccination status


  • Course Leader and Founder. Vaccinology in practice for Medical Doctors and nurses. Annual, two week course (3 hp).


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  • Affiliated to Teaching/Tutoring, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2025

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2022
  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet, 2009

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