Clinical and translational studies on viral hepatitis – Soo Aleman group

Our research focus on viral hepatitis B, C and D infections with clinical and translational studies.

The group is part of the Infectious Diseases and Dermatology Unit at the Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH).

Our research

The research areas of the Soo Aleman group, are the effect of antiviral treatment on risks for liver complications, liver cancer or mortality, epidemiology among pregnant women and partners, inmates etcetera, genomics in liver cancer and infections in injecting drug users. The research includes observational cohort studies, experimental research, epidemiological studies and clinical trials


We have extensive collaborations on national and international level with universities as well as pharmacological companies. Internationally, we have initiated a multicenter study with collaborators from Europe, USA and Canada. We have also collaboration with Harvard University regarding epidemiological studies, and participate in global networks for research on viral hepatitis.

Research partners at Karolinska Institutet:

  • Divisions of Clinical Pharmacology and Virology in the Department of Laboratory Medicine
  • The Department of Pathology
  • The Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology
  • The Department of Women's and Children's Health

Research partners in Sweden

  • The Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping University
  • The Department of Medical Science, Örebro University