Liver Academy at KI

The Liver Academy at KI is composed of research groups with a common interest in the liver. The vision of the Liver Academy is to connect all stakeholders interested in hepatology, leading to state of the art research, patient care and dissemination of knowledge.

The Liver Academy seminar series

We are organizing a seminar series, intended to increase interaction between clinicians and basic scientists. Seminars will be held roughly every other weeks on different weekdays.

Time: 12:00-13:00

How to attend

If you would like an invitation to the seminars, please email us at and we will add you to our email list.

All seminars will be held online, if not stated otherwise.

Seminar Series Spring 2022 

Seminar Series Spring 2022 
Date Time Speaker 1 Title Speaker 2 Title Host
2022-01-24 12:00-13:00 Annika Niehrs NKp44/HLA-DP-dependent control of HBV infection Caroline Gahrton Mortality among amphetamine users with HCV infection: A nationwide study Niklas B
2022-02-08 12:00-13:00 Sebastian Nock Characterisation of liver macrophages in fatty liver disease at the single cell level Magnus Holmer Genetic predictors of disease severity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Per S
2022-02-23 12:00-13:00 Claudia Kutter Novel protein-RNA interactions diminish liver disease burden Emilia Hagman Fatty liver disease in pediatric obesity Uwe T
2022-03-10 12:00-13:00 Jorge Ruas Translating lessons learned in skeletal muscle to new insights into liver physiology Hannes Hagström Liver stiffness predicts incident severe liver disease Hannes H
2022-05-25 12:00-13:00 Christian Sommerauer Are female sex hormones the key in preventing liver diseases? Emma A
2022-06-09 12:00-13:00 Christina Villard Colorectal liver metastases- predicted survival and metastatic heterogeneity Qiang Wang A radiomics model based on preoperative gadoxetic acid MRI for prediction of post-hepatectomy liver failure in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma Ernesto S

Steering committee

The steering committee is currently composed of the following members:

Emma Andersson, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, KI

Myriam Aouadi, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, KI

Niklas Björkström, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, KI

Ewa Ellis, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, KI

Hannes Hagström, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, KI

Uwe Tietge, Department of Laboratory Medicine, KI

Ernesto Sparrelid, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, KI

Per Stål, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, KI

Volker Lauschke, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, KI


Byambajav Buyandelger

Research engineer
H7 Department of Medicine, Huddinge