Johan Hartman

Johan Hartman

Professor/Senior Physician | Docent
Telephone: +46852481217
Visiting address: CCK R8:04, 17176 Solna
Postal address: K7 Onkologi-Patologi, K7 Forskning Hartman, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Professor (full) and research group leader at Karolinska Institutet.
    Senior consultant and head of breast pathology at the dept of pathology and cancerdiagnostics, Karolinska University Hospital.
    Scientific director for the Swedish Society for Pathology and former head of the expert group in breast pathology (KVAST). Scientific advisor to Socialstyrelsen. 

  • Co-founder of Stratipath, a Karolinska Insitutet-spinoff company.


  • The main research focus of Dr Hartmans lab is breast cancer therapy prediction for individualised cancer therapy. This includes digital image analysis in histopathology and computer-aided diagnosis, cancer genomics/transcriptomics and patient derived tumor cell models. The team is also providing core center pathology service to several clincal trials. Dr Hartman has published >

  • 100 research articles including >
  • 40 in high-impact journals (Cell, Science, PNAS etc) and cited >
  • 10.000 times. 


  • Past main-supervisor for five PhD-students, ongoing main-supervisor for three PhD-students.
    Lecturer at Karolinska Institutet (annual courses for medical students, biomedicine students and PhD-students).


All other publications


  • Professor/Senior Physician, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2015
  • University Medical Degree, Karolinska Institutet, 2008
  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, 2008

Distinction and awards

  • The award for Innovation, Karolinska Institute, 2023
  • Athenapriset, Vetenskapsrådet/LIF/Dagens Medicin,, 2022
  • Sophiastipendiet, Sophiahemmet Hospital, 2020
  • Clinical Investigator award, Swedish Cancer Society, 2016
  • Alvarengas award, Swedish Society of Medicine, 2013
  • Asklepios award, Swedish Society of Medicine, 2009
  • The McKinsey Award, 2007
  • The Anders Wall award, 2006

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