Louise Emilsson

Louise Emilsson

Affiliated to Research | Docent
Visiting address: Nobels väg 12a, 17165 Solna
Postal address: C8 Medicinsk epidemiologi och biostatistik, C8 MEB Ludvigsson, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Associate professor HELSAM, University of Oslo, Norway
    Docent of Epidemiology, MEB, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Awarded Best citation award at the 22nd WONCA meeting in Seoul
    [1] for the article «Examining Bias in Studies of Statin Treatment and
    Survival in Patients With Cancer» [2], published in Jama Oncology.
    [1] https://cdn1.sph.harvard.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/61/2019/04/HEPI-Newsletter-2019_final-pdf.pdf
    [2] https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaoncology/article-abstract/2649379


  • -------- Academic interests --------------------------------------------------
    * Bowel cancer
    * Epidemiology - methods
    * Celiac disease
    * Screening
    * Registry and big data research
    * Causal inference
    * Statistical analysis
    * Clinical research
    My research interests spans a broad range of topics within medicine,
    reflecting my clinical background as a specialist in general practice. I am
    particularly interested in epidemiological methodology, causal inference and
    spent my postdoc time with the causal inference group at Harvard School of
    Public health. I have extensive experience from big data analyses such as
    Swedish quality register, national health care registers and the American
    SEER-Medicare registers.


  • I teach in the MD program module 8 and I am also responsible for a 2-week
    elective class (MED3051) at University of Oslo. Further, I also teach EBM and
    research methodology at the MD programme at the Karolinska Institute in
    Stockholm. Recently I published a postgraduate tutorial methodology paper on
    how to emulate a randomized trial using observational data in SAGE research
    methods cases
    [1] https://methods.sagepub.com/case/impact-statin-survive-cancer-patients-inference-emulate-target-trial


All other publications


  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-2025

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2021
  • University Medical Degree, Karolinska Institutet, 2008

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