Sven-Christian Pawelzik

Sven-Christian Pawelzik

Affiliated to Research | Adjunct Lecturer
Visiting address: BioClinicum, Plan 8,Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset Solna, 17176 Stockholm
Postal address: K2 Medicin, Solna, K2 Kardiov m Bäck M, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am a team leader in the Translational Cardiology group at the Department of
    Medicine, Solna (MedS), driven to learn about new aspects of human health and
    apply this knowledge to contribute to innovative therapeutic approaches. My
    focus of interest is inflammation as basis of cardiovascular diseases.

    2011 - 2016 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    2010 PhD in Medical Science, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    2006 MSc, Human Biology, University of Marburg, Germany
    2001 BSc, Human Biology, University of Marburg, Germany


  • Main supervisor for two PhD students
    Co-supervisor for two PhD students
    Main supervisor for several BSc and MSc students (Biomedicine, Biochemistry,
    Molecular Biology)
    PhD course organiser for Lipid Metabolism and Inflammation in Cardiovascular
    Disease (


All other publications


  • Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2025
  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-2025

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet, 2010

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