Samuel Arthur Rhedin

Samuel Arthur Rhedin

Postdoctoral Studies
Visiting address: Nobels väg 12a, 17165 Solna
Postal address: C8 Medicinsk epidemiologi och biostatistik, C8 MEB Almqvist, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

    • Postdoc, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet
    • Resident in pediatrics, Sachs' Children and Youth Hospital, Stockholm

    • Adjunct Editor, Acta Paediatrica
    • Board member Swedish Pediatric Infectious Disease Society
    • Committee member, Committee for Scientific Affairs and Awards, ESPID
    • Local representative STRAMA, Södersjukhuset, Stockholm

    • Annika Eklundh [5] (Co-supervisor), registered in 2019
    • Martina Wahlund [6] (Co-supervisor) PhD in 2020

    • Karolinska Institutet - KID funding
    • Region Stockholm - clinical postdoctorial appointment
    • Åke Wiberg foundation
    • Frimurarna barnahuset, Stockholm
    • Samariten foundation
    • Sällskapet barnavård

    • 2022 - Runner-up, Young Investigator Award, European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP)
    • 2020 - Diploma for best supervisor, degree project in medicine, Karolinska Institutet
    • 2018 - Runner-up, Rolf Zetterströms price for best pediatric doctoral thesis
    • 2017 - Swedish pediatric society’s price for most cited pediatric article
    • 2016 - Swedish pediatric society’s price for most cited pediatric article
    • 2012 - Laureate Carl Tullus minnesfond


  • I did my doctoral thesis on severe viral respiratory tract infections in children. My current research is focused on pediatric infectious diseases with a particular interest in respiratory infections and I am involved in both clinical and register-based studies.

    • Appeasing the wheezing - assessing causes and consequences of severe respiratory infections and asthma in children
    • Trial of Respiratory infections for ENhanced Diagnostics (TREND) - clinical study at Sachs' Children and Youth Hospital with the aim to improve diagnostics and management of pediatric pneumonia

    I am also part of the following international consortia:
    • EPISODES/REPEM network - Assessing pediatric emergency visits in Europe in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic
    • RSV GOLD - Aiming at identifying risk factors for fatal RSV infection in children
    • PEGASUS - European research network for studies of invasive group A streptococcal infections in children


    • Teaching assistant, international medical students, clinical rotations in pediatrics, Sachs' Children and Youth Hospital, Stockholm (2022)
    • Lecturer, elective course in pediatrics, gynaecology and obstetrics - T11 medical program (2022 - ongoing)
    • Mentor medical students, professional development (2016-2021)
    • Supervisor degree project in medicine (Araz Haddadi 2020, Beatrice Kvist 2019)
    • Co-supervisors degree project in medicine (in total 5 students 2012-2020)
    • Examinator T6 medical program - Global health project

    • Lecturer/co-organizer, winter meeting on pediatric infectious diseases, Stockholm (2023)
    • Lecturer "data presentation" regional programme for assistant professors, Region Stockholm (2023 - ongoing)
    • Lecturer/co-organizer, SK-course in pediatric infectious diseases for pediatric residents, Malmö
    • Moderator/co-organizer Meet the expert sessions, poster sessions European Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) conference (2018-2019)


All other publications


  • Identifying High-Risk Populations for Next-Generation Immunoprophylaxis to Prevent Severe Respiratory Syncytial Infections in Children
    KID - partial funding of doctoral education at Karolinska institutet 2023
    1 January 2024 - 31 December 2027


  • Postdoctoral Studies, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, 2024-2024

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet, 2017
  • Degree Of Master Of Science In Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2014

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