Margareta Wilhelm

Margareta Wilhelm

Principal Researcher | Docent
Telephone: +46852482823
Visiting address: Solnavägen 9, B7, 17165 Solna
Postal address: C1 Mikrobiologi, tumör- och cellbiologi, C1 Tumor Biology Wilhelm, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Margareta Wilhelm is an Associate Professor of Tumor Biology at the
    Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell biology. She graduated from Umeå
    University with a M.Sc. in Molecular Biology and received her Ph.D. in
    Experimental Oncology in 2003 from Karolinska Institutet, followed by
    post-doctoral training at the Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute,
    Toronto, Canada. Dr. Wilhelm has been awarded an Assistant Professor position
    from the Swedish Research Council and a Young Investigator Award from the
    Swedish Cancer Society and currently holds a Faculty funded senior
    researcher position from Karolinska Institutet.


  • The Wilhelm lab focuses on understanding mechanisms regulating tumor
    initiation and progression with a specific interest in the tumor
    microenvironment and infiltrating immune cells. The lab is using transgenic
    models, cellular reprogramming, stem cells, and organoids to model tumor


  • Docent in Tumor Biology
    Program Director research education program in Tumor Biology and Oncology
    Study Director Elective track in Tumor Biology Biomedicine Master program
    Course Organizer and Teacher Biomedicine Master program


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  • Principal Researcher, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2016
  • Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, 2003

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