Marie Löf

Marie Löf

Professor | Docent
Telephone: +46852481095
Visiting address: Blickagången 16, 14152 Flemingsberg
Postal address: H7 Medicin, Huddinge, H7 BioNut Löf, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am a Professor of Nutrition at the Department of Biosciences and Nutrition and leader of the IMPACT research group.

    I am also an appointed Honorary Professor in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia (2019-2025)

    Associate professor (Docent), Linköping University, 2009
    PhD in nutritional physiology, Linköping University, 2004
    Master degree in nutrition, Stockholm University, 1997


  • My research focuses on two main areas:

    - Early-life prevention of childhood obesity. I am especially interested in interactions between physical activity and development of overweight and obesity during the first years of life.
    - Mobile phone technology (mHealth) to measure diet and physical activity as well as a mode for delivery of interventions to promote a healthy lifestyle and prevent obesity, with special emphasis on maternity and child health are. This research track also include digital interventions for self-management of disease for instance for gestational diabetes.

    One key ongoing activity is to lead and coordinate the MoBILE (Mobile health Multiple lifestyle Behavior Interventions across the LifEspan) research program funded by a special joint call in health care science by Forte and Vetenskapsrådet (2018-01410
  • 29.8 million 2019-2024
  • PI M Löf). We are conducting seven randomised controlled trials where we are developing and evaluating the effectiveness and implementation of mHealth tools to support a healthier lifestyle. The program covers patients in different health care settings (e.g. maternity and child health care, school health care and primary health care).


  • During 1997-2023 I have gained extensive experience in teaching at bachelor and master programmes in nutrition, medicine, physiotherapy, and nursing at the University of Linköping, University of Uppsala and Karolinska Institute. My experience includes lecture, seminars, examinations, course leadership and development of curriculum for courses and programs. I am currently involved in the The Master’s Programme in Nutrition Science at Karolinska Institute.


All other publications



  • Professor, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, 2024-
  • Professor, Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences, Linköping University, 2018-2022

Degrees and Education

  • PhD, Department of Biomedicine and Surgery, Linköping University, 2024
  • Docent, Linköping University, 2009


  • Christine Christine Delisle Nyström, A web- and mobile phone-based obesity prevention intervention in 4-year-olds : a population-based randomized controlled trial

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