Professors at KI

Professor is the highest academic career level at Swedish universities and means that the person is expected to take overall responsibility in his or her field of study. At KI, professors are generally recruited in competition, but sometimes external research leaders are hand-picked for this position. Below is a list of all active professors at KI, including researchers with a senior professor position, and affiliated professors emeriti.



Ganesh Acharya, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Professor presentation: The placenta is a key to understanding disease

Adnane Achour, Molecular Immunology
Professor presentation: Mapping the three dimensional structure of proteins

Paul Ackermann, Orthopaedic Traumatology
Professor presentationStudying healing disorders in tendons and joints

Hans-Olov Adami, Cancer Epidemiology

Birgitta Agerberth, Medical microbial pathogenesis

Lars Agréus, General Medical Enterology

Anders Ahlbom, Epidemiology

Eleni Aklillu,Tropical Pharmacology 
Professor presentation: Better utilisation of drugs in low-income countries

Jan Albert, Infectious Diseases

Maria Albin, Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Professor presentation: Researching the nature of work and sustainable employment

Harri Alenius, Molecular Toxicology
Professor presentation: Curious about the interaction between the immune system and microbiota

Kristina Alexanderson, Social Insurance

Lars Alfredsson, Epidemiology

Tobias Alfvén, Global Child Health

Peter Allebeck, Social Medicine

Catarina Almqvist Malmros, Clinical Epidemiology

Anders Alvestrand, Medical Renal Diseases

Björn Andersson, Genomic Analysis

Göran Andersson, Pathology

Jan Andersson, Infectious Diseases

Ulf Andersson, Paediatric Reumatology

Ellika Andolf, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Bo Angelin, Clinical Metabolic Research

Maria Ankarcrona, Experimental Neurogeriatrics
Professor presentation: The role of mitochondria in Alzheimer’s disease

Jovan Antović, Clincal Chemistry and Coagulation
Professor presentation: Researching ageing in people with haemophilia

Anita Aperia, Paediatrics

Ernest Arenas, Stem Cell Neurobiology

Peter Arner, Medicine

Elias Arnér, Biochemistry

Marie Arsenian-Henriksson, Molecular Tumour Biology

Johan Askling, Reumatology

Peter Aspelin, Diagnostic Radiology

Rimma Axelsson, Nuclear Medicine
Professor presentation: Getting the right cancer drug to the right patient with PET 


Jirí Bártek, Cancer Biology
Professor presentation: He wants to find the vulnerability in cancer

Georgios Belibasakis, Clinical Oral Infection Biology
Professor presentation: Studying oral disease in the laboratory with biofilm models

Dzevad Belkic, Mathematical Radiation Physics

Tom Bellander, Environmental Epidemiology

Per-Olof Berggren, Experimental Endocrinology

Jonas Bergh, Oncology

Peter Bergman, Clinical Immunology 

Tomas Bergman, Medical Proteomics

Ulf Bergman, Pharmacoepidemiology

Martin Bergö, Molecular Medicine
Professor presentation: Surprising discoveries on CAAX proteins

Leif Bertilsson, Clinical Pharmacology

Christer Betsholtz, Vascular Biology

Gunnel Biberfeld, Infectious Disease Control

Camilla Björkegren, Cell and Tumour Biology

Ingemar Björkhem, Biochemical Arteriosclerosis Research

Magnus Björkholm, Medicine

Anders Björkman, Infectious Diseases

Mikael Björnstedt, Pathology

Margareta Blombäck, Coagulation Research

Klas Blomgren, Perinatal Brain Research

Lennart Blomqvist, Medical Radiology, specialising in Oncology
Professor presentation: Better treatment selection and outcome for cancer patients

Jan Bolinder, Diabetes Research

Lena Borell, Occupational Therapy

Kristian Borg, Rehabilitation Medicine

Nagihan Bostanci, Inflammation Research, specialising in Periodontics 
Professor presentation: Seeking simple methods for the early detection of periodontitis

Matteo Bottai, Biostatistics

Maria H. Bradley, Dermatology and Venereology
Professor presentation: Studying genetic causes of atopic dermatitis

Yvonne Brandberg, Care Sciences

Annelie Brauner, Microbiology

Rune Brautaset, Optometry
Professor presentation: Establishing optometric education and research

Kerstin Brismar, Diabetes Research

Tom Brismar, Clinical Neurophysiology

Torkel Brismar, Medical Radiology
Professor presentation: Translating images into data

Sven Britton, Infection Medicine

Karin Broberg, Environmental Medicine specialising in Genetics and Epigenetics
Professor presentation: The links between genetics and harmful substances in our environment

Ernst Brodin, Pharmacology

Lennart Brodin, Neuroscience

Petter Brodin, Pediatric Immunology
Professor presentation: Examining how the immune system is formed

Mats Brommels, Medical Leadership, Organization and Innovation

Kristina Broliden, Infectious Diseases

Lou Brundin, Neuroimmunology

Yenan Bryceson, Translational Immunology
Professor presentation: Studying unusual immunodeficiency

Cynthia Bulik, Epidemiology specialising in Eating Disorders
Professor presentation: Understanding the biology of eating disorders

Bo Burström, Social Medicine

Magnus Bäck, Cardiology
Professor presentation: Combining clinical and molecular research for better treatment of cardiovascular disease

Lars Bäckman, Geriatric Psychology

Sven Bölte, Child and Adolescence Psychiatric Science


Kenneth Caidahl, Clinical Physiology

Barbara Canlon, Audiophysiology

Yihai Cao, Vascular Biology

Lars Olaf Cardell, Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases

Marie Carlén, Neuronal Networks, especially Cognitive Mechanisms
Professor presentation: Studying neuronal activity in real-time

Marcus Carlsson, Clinical Physiology

Mattias Carlström, Cardiorenal Physiology
Professor presentation: Researching health effects of nitrogen oxides

Juan Jesus Carrero, Epidemiology
Professor presentation: Using big data to avert kidney disease

Gonçalo Castelo Branco, Glial Cell Biology
Professor presentation: His findings shed light on MS

Sandra Ceccatelli, Neurotoxicology

Angel Cedazo-Minguez, Molecular Neurogeriatrics
Professor presentation: Seeking new ways to diagnose and treat Alzheimer’s at an early stage

Kenneth R Chien, Cardiovascular Research

Francesca Chiodi, Host-Parasite Interaction

Kyllike Christensson, Reproductive and Perinatal Health

Hans-Erik Claesson, Medical and Physiological Chemistry

Sven Cnattingius, Reproductive Epidemiology

Francesco Cosentino, Clinical Cardiovascular Research
Professor presentation: The risk factors' common denominator

Staffan Cullheim, Anatomy

Kamila Czene, Cancer Epidemiology


Marja-Liisa Dahl, Clinical Pharmacology

Sven-Erik Dahlén, Experimental Asthma and Allergy Research

Göran Dahllöf, Paediatric Dentistry

Karin Dahlman-Wright, Molecular Endocrinology

Tina Dalianis, Tumour Virology

Christina Dalman, Psychiatric Epidemiology
Professor presentation: Risk factors of serious psychiatric conditions

Bertil Daneholt, Molecular Genetics

Nico Dantuma, Cell and Molecular Biology

Tatiana Deliagina, Neuroscience

Paul Dickman, Biostatistics

Joakim Dillner, Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Vinod K Diwan, Epidemiology

Katalin Dobra, Clinical Pathology
Professor presentation: Molecular pathologist focusing on cancer and pedagogy

Henrik Druid, Forensic Medicine



Lars Egevad, Tumour Pathology

Ewa Ehrenborg, Molecular Cardiovascular Medicine

Henrik Ehrsson, Cognitive Neuroscience

Stefan Einhorn, Molecular Oncology

Anders Ekbom, Medical Epidemiology

Anders Eklund, Pulmonary Medicine

Martin Eklund, Epidemiology
Professor presentation: More accurate diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer

Simon Ekman, Oncology

Gunvor Ekman-Ordeberg, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Anna Mia Ekström, Global Infection Epdidemiology

Tomas Ekström, Molecular Cell Biology

Karin Ekström Smedby, Hematology-Oncology with focus on Clinical Epidemiology
Professor presentation: Studying lymphoma from risks to treatment

Karl Ekwall, Medical Genetics

Samir EL Andaloussi, Biomolecular Medicine and Advanced Therapies
Professor presentation: Transporting drugs using endogenous vesicles

Erik Eliasson, Pharmacogenetics

Göran Elinder, Paediatrics

Abdel El Manira, Neuroscience

Azita Emami, Nursing

Lennart Emtestam, Dermatology and Venereology

Göran Engberg, Pharmacology

Henrik Engblom, Clinical Physiology
Professor presentation: Investigating problems in the small coronary arteries

Lars Engstrand, Infectious Disease Control

Sophie Erhardt, Experimental Psychiatry
Professor presentation: Identifying biological mechanisms behind mental illness

Anders Enocson, Orthopedic Traumatology
Professor presentation: Researching orthopaedics for trauma patients

Elisabeth Epstein, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Johan Ericson, Developmental Biology

Bo-Göran Ericzon, Transplantation Surgery

Maria Eriksdotter, Geriatrics

Håkan Eriksson, Reproductive Endocrinology

Lars E Eriksson, Nursing
Professor presentation: From patients’ stigma to early detection of cancer

Lars I Eriksson, Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

Lennart Eriksson, Pathology

Maria Eriksson, Molecular Genetics, specialising in ageing
Professor presentation: The genetic mechanisms of ageing

Per Eriksson, Cardiovascular Medicine

Ulf Eriksson, Vascular Biochemistry

Ingemar Ernberg, Tumour Biology

Malin Ernberg, Clinical Oral Physiology

Patrik Ernfors, Tissue Biology


Bengt Fadeel, Medical Inflammation Research

Ulf de Faire, Epidemiology

Fang Fang, Epidemiology
Professor presentation: Changing the image of ALS

Lars Farde, Psychiatry

Lars-Ove Farnebo, Surgery

Johan Fastbom, Geriatric Pharmacology

Elisabeth Faxelid, Reproductive and Perinatal Health

Li Felländer-Tsai, Orthopaedics

Óscar Fernández-Capetillo, Cancer Therapy
Professor presentation: Research on replicative damage and ageing

Maria Feychting, Epidemiology

Rachel Fisher, Cardiovascular Diseases

Gilberto Fisone, Neuroscience

Jan-Ingmar Flock, Clinical Bacteriology

Malin Flodström Tullberg, Diabetes Type 1
Professor presentation: The aim to understand the pathogenic mechanisms of type 1 diabetes

Hans Forssberg, Neuroscience

Johan Franck, Psychiatry

Anders Franco-Cereceda, Thoracic Surgery

Peter Fransson, Brain System Physiology
Professor presentation: The brain networks while resting

Erika Franzén, Physiotherapy
Professor presentation: Challenging exercises effective for Parkinson’s

Laura Fratiglioni, Medical Epidemiology

Bertil Fredholm, Pharmacology

Sten Fredrikson, Neurology

Kaj Fried, Neuroscience

Jan Frisell, Surgery

Jonas Frisén, Stem Cell Research

Johan Fritzell, Social Gerontology
Professor presentation: The ageing society is a challenge

Johan Frostegård, Medicine

Claes Frostell, Anaesthesiology

Kjell Fuxe, Histology

Anna Färnert, Infectious Disease Medicine, specialising in Tropical Medicine
Professor presentation: Acquisition and maintenance of immunity to malaria


Susanne Gabrielsson, Immunology
Professor presentation: Studying the function and utility of exosomes

Gösta Gahrton, Medicine

Kristina Gemzell, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Ata Ghaderi, Clinical Psychology

Christian Giske, Clinical Bacteriology
Professor presentation: Assessing the risk and treating resistant bacteria

Caroline Graff, Genetic Dementia Research

Roland Grafström, Biochemical Toxicology

Marta Granström, Clinical Bacteriology

Gunnar Grant, Anatomy

Sten Grillner, Physiology

Johan Grunewald, Experimental Pulmonary Medicine

Henrik Grönberg, Cancer Epidemiology

Susanne Guidetti, Occupational Therapy
Professor presentation: Rehabilitation on the patient’s terms

Balázs Gulyás, Nucleomedicine

Anders Gustafsson, Periodontology

Jan-Åke Gustafsson, Medical Nutrition

Lars L Gustafsson, Clinical Pharmacology

Thomas Gustafsson, Clinical Physiology
Professor presentation: Studying muscle loss due to ageing

Per Gustavsson, Occupational Epidemiology

Petter Gustavsson, Differential Psychology



Jesper Z Haeggström, Molecular Eicosanoid Research

Marianne van Hage, Clinical Immunology

Bo J.A. Haglund, Social Medicine

Maria Hagströmer, Physiotherapy
Professor presentation: Understanding and using physical activity for health

Per Hall, Radiation Epidemiology

Christer Halldin, Medical Radiochemistry

Mats Hamberg, Medical Chemistry

Bertil Hamberger, Surgery

Britta Hammarberg, Speech Pathology

Lennart Hammarström, Clinical Immunology

Qiang Pan Hammarström, Clinical Immunology

Anders Hamsten, Cardiovascular Diseases

Annika Hanberg, Toxicology

Göran K Hansson, Experimental Cardiovascular Research

Tibor Harkany, Neurobiology

Helena Erlandsson Harris, Rheumatological Immunology
Professor presentation: When inflammation goes wrong

Karin Harms-Ringdahl, Physiotherapy

Robert Harris, Immunotherapy in Neuroinflammation

Johan Hartman, Tumour Pathology
Professor presentation: Finding the right treatment with precision pathology

Moustapha Hassan, Transplantation Research

Marie Hasselberg, Public Health Epidemiology
Professor presentation: Researching the causes of traffic injuries

Kristina Haugaa, Cardiology with focus on Arrhythmology
Professor presentation: Preventing hereditary cardiac arrest

Ulf Hedin, Experimental Vascular Surgery

Gunilla Hedlin, Paediatric Allergology

Gert Helgesson, Medical Ethics
Professor presentation: Ethics becoming more complex

Thomas Helleday, Chemical Biology

Mai-Lis Hellénius, Family Medicine

Sten Hellström, Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases

Eva Hellström-Lindberg, Hematology

Jan Henriksson, Physiology

Peter Henriksson, Internal Medicine

Birgitta Henriques-Normark, Clinical Microbiology

Jan-Inge Henter, Paediatric Haematology and Oncology

Eric Herlenius, Pediatrics

Agneta Herlitz, Geriatric Psychology

Ola Hermanson, Neuroscience
Professor presentation: Neuroscientist with an interest in technology

Jan Hillert, Neurology

Paul Hjemdahl, Clinical Pharmacology

Anders Hjern, Social Epidemiology

Anders Hjerpe, Pathology

Jacob Hollenberg, Cardiology with focus on Intesive Care
Professor presentation: New life-saving methods for cardiac arrest

Rikard Holmdahl, Medical Inflammation Research

Emily Holmes, Psychology
Professor presentation: Preventing flashbacks with new knowledge of the power of imagery over the psyche

Lars Holmgren, Tumour Biology

Staffan Holmin, Clinical Neuroimaging

Jan Huggare, Orthodontics

Anna-Lena Hulting, Endocrinology

Christina Hultman, Psychiatric Epidemiology

Keith Humphreys, Biostatistics
Professor presentation: Biostatistician contributing to breast cancer epidemiology

Helen Håkansson, Toxicology

Björn Högberg, Molecular Systems Biophysics
Professor presentation: The art of folding DNA

Johan Högberg, Toxicology

Petter Höglund, Basal Immunology, especially clinically applied cell therapy and transplantation

Tomas Hökfelt, Histology

Christer Höög, Molecular Cell Biology

Jan-Olov Höög, Medical Chemistry


Carlos Ibáñez, Neuroscience

Magnus Ingelman-Sundberg, Molecular Toxicology

Martin Ingvar, Integrative Medicine


Sten Eirik W Jacobsen, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Professor presentation: Normal and abnormal formation of blood cells

Stefan Jacobson, Renal Medicine

Hans Jacobsson, Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Maja Jagodic, Neuroinflammation
Professor presentation: Epigenetics answers questions about MS

Per-Johan Jakobsson, Translational Inflammation Research
Professor presentation: Aimed at more effective analgesic

Birgitta Janerot Sjöberg, Medical Technology

Eva Jansson, Clinical Physiology

Irene Jensen, Personal Injury Prevention

Tomas Jernberg, Cardiology
Professor presentation: Registry research on understudied heart attack patients

Bengt Jernström, Toxicology

Gunnar Johanson, Work Environment Toxicology

Janne Johansson, Biological Dementia Research

Annsofi Johannsen, Oral Health and Disease
Professor presentation: Studying the importance of oral health

Kristina Johnell, Geriatric Pharmacoepidemiology

Randall S. Johnson, Molecular Biology and Oxygen Physiology

Bertrand Joseph, Molecular Cancer Biology specialising in Cell Death
Professor presentation: Mechanisms for life and death are related

Staffan Josephsson, Occupational Therapy

Luca Jovine, Structure Biology, especially Protein Crystallography
Professor presentation: Fertilisation at the molecular level

Lisa Juntti-Berggren, Experimental Medicine
Professor presentation: The part played by Apolipoprotein CIII in diabetes


Olli Kallioniemi, Molecular Precision Medicine
Professor presentation: To put new knowledge quicker to clinical use

Sigridur Kalman, Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

Akira Kaneko, Global Health

Anna Karlsson, Clinical Virology

Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam, Vaccine Research

Mikael Karlsson, Immunology
Professor presentation: The interaction between B cells and macrophages

Juha Kere, Molecular Genetics

Ole Kiehn, Neuroscience

Helle Kieler, Pharmacoepidemiology
Professor presentation: Mapping the use and side effects of pharmaceuticals

Anna Kiessling, Medical Pedagogy with focus on Clinical Educational Sciences
Professor presentation: Researching medical education and driving educational development

Rolf Kiessling, Experimental Oncology

Ulrik Kihlbom, Medical Clinical Ethics 

Miia Kivipelto, Clinical Geriatric Epidemiology

Lars Klareskog, Reumatology

Torkel Klingberg, Cognitive Neuroscience

Marie Klingberg Allvin, Reproductive Health
Professor presentation: Strengthened midwifery increases women's access to care

Björn Klinge, Periodontology

Lena von Koch, Healthcare Research

Sabine Koch, Health Informatics

Ingrid Kockum, Genetic Epidemiology specialising in multiple sclerosis
Professor presentation: Combining various kinds of data for more knowledge about MS

Per Kogner, Paediatric Oncology

Eva Kosek, Clinical Pain Research specialising in Musculoskeletal Pain
Professor presentation: Chronic pain in muscles and joints

Krister Kristensson, Pathology

Göran Kronvall, Clinical Bacteriology

Anna Krook, Integrative Physiology

Inger Kull, Health Care Science
Professor presentation: Studying care and support for children with allergies

Anders Kvanta, Ophthalmology with focus on Retinal Diseases
Professor presentation: New ways of treating retinal diseases

Gunilla Källénius, Clinical Microbiology

Olle Kämpe, Clinical Endocrinology
Professor presentation: Rare disease provides broader knowledge

Klas Kärre, Molecular Immunology



Rudolf Ladenstein, Structural Biochemistry

Lucie Laflamme, Injury Epidemiology and Prevention

Hugo Lagercrantz, Paediatrics

Jesper Lagergren, Surgery

Pernilla Lagergren, Surgical Care Sciences

Sonia Lain, Molecular Cancer Pharmacology
Professor presentation: Searching for substances effective against tumour cells

Mats Lambe, Medical Epidemiology

Sir David Lane, Tumour Suppressor Biology
Professor presentation: p53 – the guardian of the genome

Ann Langius-Eklöf, Nursing

Catharina Larsson, Medical Genetics

Jörgen Larsson, Surgery

Kjell Larsson, Occupational Pulmonary Diseases

Lars Larsson, Neurophysiology specialising in Muscular Physiology
Professor presentation: Muscular atrophy common in intensive care

Lars-Gunnar Larsson, Tumour and Cell Biology

Nils-Göran Larsson, Mitochondrial Genetics

Olle Larsson, Experimental Pathology

Katarina Le Blanc, Clinical Stem Cell Research

Janne Lehtiö, Medical Proteomics
Professor presentation: Biomarkers can guide doctors in treatment decisions

Mats Lekander, Health Psychology

Urban Lendahl, Genetics

Gunnar Lennerstrand, Ophthalmiatrics

Rolf Lewensohn, Oncology

Paul Lichtenstein, Genetic Epidemiology

Carola Lidén, Occupational and Environmental Dermatology

Peter Liljeström, Infectious Disease Control

Sten Lindahl, Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

Annika Lindblom, Cancer Genetics

Lennart Lindbom, Physiology

Cecilia Linde, Cardiology

Anders Lindén, Lung and Airway Research

Jan van der Linden, Thoracic anesthesiology and Intensive Care

Angelica Lindén Hirschberg, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Stig Linder, Molecular Cancer Pharmacology
Professor presentation: Targeting slowly dividing cells

Urban Lindgren, Orthopaedics

Dag Linnarsson, Environmental Physiology

Sten Linnarsson, Molecular Systems Biology specialising in Transcriptomics
Professor presentation: Single cell analysis new technique

Jan-Eric Litton, Biomedical Computer Science

Brjánn Ljótsson, Clinical Psychology with focus on Somatic Care
Professor presentation: Developing online CBT for somatic diseases

Hans-Gustaf Ljunggren, Infection Medicine

Anette Lohmander, Speech Pathology

Karin Loré, Vaccination Immunology specialising in Innate Immunity
Professor presentation: How the immune system responds to vaccination

Jonas Ludvigsson, Clinical Epidemiology

Bodil Lund, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Professor presentation: Studying antibiotic use in dentistry

Lars Lund, Cardiology
Professor presentation: Improving our understanding of diastolic heart failure

Ingrid Lundberg, Reumatology

Jon Lundberg, Nitric Oxide Pharmacologics

Johan Lundin, Medical Technology specialising in digital diagnostics
Professor presentation: Artificial intelligence for medical diagnostics

Johan Lundström, Psychology with focus on Olfactory Perception

Niels Lynöe, Medical Ethics

Marie Löf, Nutrition
Professor presentation: eHealth tools against overweight in children and pregnant women

Matthias Löhr, Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Per-Arne Lönnqvist, Paediatric Anesthesia and Intensive Care
Professor presentation: Improving anaesthesia care for children

Knut Lönnroth, Social Medicine
Professor presentation: Socioeconomic risk factors for tuberculosis


Vivianne Malmström, Rheumatological Immunology
Professor presentation: The goal: to break the sequence of illness at an early stage

Claude Marcus, Paediatrics

Staffan Marklund, Working Life Sciences

Anna Martling, Surgery, especially Colorectal Cancer

Maria Masucci, Virology

David Mataix-Cols, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Science, with focus on anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder and related disorders
Professor presentation: Noticing patients with obsessive compulsive disorders

Aleksander Mathé, psychiatry

Gerald Mclnerney, Molecular Virology
Professor presentation: Studying the battle between cell and virus

Björn Meister, Microscopic Anatomy

Erik Melén, Paediatrics
Professor presentation: Early years’ impact on long-term lung health

Konstantinos Meletis, System Neuroscience
Professor presentation: Mapping fundamental brain functions

Bo Melin, Work Psychology

Håkan Mellstedt, Oncological Biotherapy

Stephan Mielke, Haematology and Cell Therapy
Professor presentation: Exploring ways to reset or enhance the immune system’s capacity to fight cancer

Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz, Insurance Medicine
Professor presentation: Insurance medicine and mental disorders

Jenny Mjösberg, Tissue Immunology
Professor presentation: Previously unknown immune cells provide clues to IBD and asthma

Ralf Morgenstern, Biochemical Toxicology

Jonas Muhr, Eukaryotic Molecular Biology

Roland Möllby, Bacteriology


Martin Neovius, Clinical Epidemiology
Professor presentation: Researching how bariatric surgery affects pregnancy, delivery and child health

Gunnar P Nilsson, Experimental Allergy Research

Gunnar Nilsson, Family Medicine

Lennart Nilsson, Molecular Modeling

Magnus Nilsson, Surgery
Professor presentation: Seeking more effective and less invasive treatments for oesophagus and stomach cancer

Ulrica Nilsson, Nursing
Professor presentation: Developing e-health for improved care

Lena Nilsson-Wikmar, Physiotherapy specialising in Education
Professor presentation: How teaching methods can be developed to improve student learning

Eva Nissen, Reproductive and Perinatal Nursing

Monica Nistér, Pathology

Carl Erik Nord, Clinical Microbiology

Agneta Nordberg, Clinical Neuroscience

Monica Nordberg, Hygiene

Agneta Nordenskjöld, Paediatric Surgery

Magnus Nordenskjöld, Clinical Genetics

Jörgen Nordenström, Surgery

Klas Nordlind, Dermatology and Venereology

Pär Nordlund, Biophysics

Mikael Norman, Pediatrics

Staffan Normark, Infectious Disease Control

Anna Norrby-Teglund, Medical microbial pathogenesis

Gunnar Norstedt, Endocrinology

Louise Nygård, Occupational Therapy

Olof Nyrén, Clinical Epidemiology

Thomas Nyström, Medicine specialising in Diabetology
Professor presentation: Aiming to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes

Erik Näslund, Surgery


Rolf Ohlsson, Genomic Integrity

Sam Okret, Molecular Endocrinology

Lars Olson, Neurobiology

Andreas Olsson, Psychology
Professor presentation: Investigating affective learning 

Mats Olsson, Experimental Psychology

Tomas Olsson, Neurology

Christina H. Opava, Physiotherapy



Lena Palmberg, Toxicology
Professor presentation: Tracing mechanisms behind chronic pulmonary diseases

Jan Palmblad, Medicine

Juni Palmgren, Biostatistics

Paolo Parini, Clinical Chemistry

Manuel Patarroyo, Adhesion Biology

Yudi Pawitan, Biostatistics

Nancy Pedersen, Genetic Epidemiology

Thomas Perlmann, Molecular Development Biology

Johan Permert, Surgery

John Pernow, Cardiology

Göran Pershagen, Hygiene

Sven Pettersson, Host-Microbe Interactions

Fredrik Piehl, Neurology

Sari Ponzer, Orthopedics


Joseph Rafter, Medical Nutrition

Anders Rane, Clinical Pharmacology

Agneta Rannug, Molecular Work Environment Toxicology

Clas Rehnberg, Health Economics

Marie Reilly, Biostatistics

Dorota Religa, Geriatrics
Professor presentation: Quality care when body and cognition start to fail

Mikael Rhen, Cellular Microbiology

Agneta Richter Dahlfors, Cellular Microbiology

Ulrik Ringborg, Oncology

Olle Ringdén, Transplantation Immunology

Hans Ringertz, Diagnostical Radiology

Rudolf Rigler, Medical Physics

Mårten Risling, Anatomy

Olav Rooyackers, Experimental Anesthesia and Intensive Care

Richard Rosenquist Brandell, Clinical Genetics
Professor presentation: Genetic markers show the way to the most effective leukaemia treatment

Mårten Rosenqvist, Medicine

Martin Rottenberg, Infection Immunology

Jorge Ruas, Molecular Physiology
Professor presentation: Studying the relationship between exercise and health

Mats Rudling, Experimental Cardiovascular Research

Bo Runeson, Psychiatry

Christian Rück, Psychiatry
Professor presentation: Developing online treatments for OCD

Lars Rydén, Cardiology

Mikael Rydén, Clinical and Experimental Fat Tissue Research

Bo Rydqvist, Physiology

Ute Römling, Medical Microbial Physiology


Andres Salumets, Reproductive Medicine
Professor presentation: Researching better ways to help the involuntary childless

Bengt Samuelsson, Medical and Physiological Chemistry

Christina Samuelsson, Logopaedics
Professor presentation: Studies language impairment in children and adults

Christer Sandahl, Social and Behavioural Sciences

Johan Sandberg, Viral Immunology

Rickard Sandberg, Molecular Genetics
Professor presentation: Studying genome regulation using single-cell analysis

Gunilla Sandborgh Englund, Dental Biomaterials

Birgitta Sander, Pathology

Ivanka Savic Berglund, Neurology

Arkan Sayed-Noor, Orthopedics
Professor presentation: Helping to improve joint replacement surgery

Martin Schalling, Medical Genetics

Annika Scheynius, Clinical Allergy Research

Gunter Schneider, Molecular Structure Biology

Johan von Schreeb, Global Disaster Medicine
Professor presentation: More efficient help in catastrophes

Gunnar Schulte, Receptor Pharmacology
Professor presentation: Seeking new candidate drugs against disruptions in the cell’s Frizzled receptors

Marianne Schultzberg, Clinical Neuroscience

Åke Seiger, Geriatrics

Thomas Sejersen, Neuropediatrics

Galina Selivanova, Cell and Tumour Biology

Stefan Seregard, Clinical Ophtalmology

Oleg Shupliakov, Neuroscience

Gilad Silberberg, Neurophysiology
Professor presentation: Studying the brain’s neural code

András Simon, Cell and Molecular Biology
Professor presentation: Trying to create recovery abilities

Magnus Sköld, Pulmonary Medicine

Olof Sköldenberg, Orthopaedics
Professor presentation: Clinical improvements for joint operations

Edvard Smith, Molecular Genetics

Alf Sollevi, Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

Pär Sparén, Medical Epidemiology

André Stark, Orthopedics

Elisabet Stener-Victorin, Reproductive Physiology
Professor presentation: Expanding the understanding of polycystic ovary syndrome

Terese Stenfors, Medical Education
Professor presentation: Researching to improve medical education

Ulla Stenius, Occupational Toxicology

Peter Stenvinkel, Nephropathy

Olof Stephansson, Clinical Epidemiology with focus on Obstetrics-Gynecology
Professor presentation: Making pregnancy and childbirth safer

Molly M Stevens, Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine
Professor presentation: Scaffolds designed to engineer tissues

Sharon Stone-Elander, Translational Medical Radiochemistry

Peter Strang, Palliative Medicine

Lars-Erik Strender, General Medicine

Stephen Strom, Cell Transplantation Research

Roger Strömberg, Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry

Staffan Strömblad, Clinical Molecular Biology

Agneta Ståhle, Physiotherapy

Mona Ståhle, Dermatology and Venereology

Cecilia Stålsby-Lundborg, Global Health

Patrick Sullivan, Psychiatric Genetics
Professor presentation: The goal: to prevent schizophrenia

Carl Johan Sundberg, Molecular and Applied Exercise Physiology

Torgny Svenberg, Surgery

Per Svenningsson, Neurology

Christer Svensén, Anesthesiology

Camilla Svensson, Cellular and Molecular Pain Physiology
Professor presentation: Changing our view of persistent pain

Mikael Svensson, Neurosurgery

Stefan Swartling Peterson, Global Transformations for Health

Christer Sylvén, Medicine

Matti Sällberg, Biomedical Analysis

Margaret Sällberg Chen, Clinical Oral Immunology
Professor presentation: Studying the link between oral health and cancer

Lars Sävendahl, Paediatric Endocrinology

Birgitta Söder, Odontological Prophylaxis

Olle Söder, Paediatrics

Cecilia Söderberg-Nauclér, Medical Microbial Pathogenesis

Per Södersten, Behavioural Neuroendocrinology

Anders Sönnerborg, Clinical Virology



Jussi Taipale, Medical System Biology

Lars Terenius, Experimental Alcohol and Drug Dependence Research

Anders Thorell, Surgery
Professor presentation: Laying the groundwork for clinical improvements in abdominal surgery

Mats Thorslund, Social Gerontology

Anna E. Thorson, Global Infection Epidemiology

Uwe Tietge, Clinical Chemistry
Professor presentation: The role of cholesterol in cardiovascular disease

Jari Tiihonen, Clinical Psychiatry

Hans-Göran Tiselius, Urologic Surgery

Carol Tishelman, Innovative Care
Professor presentation: We need to discuss end-of-life

Rune Toftgård, Environmental Toxicology

Göran Tomson, International Health Systems and Policy Research

Torbjörn Tomson, Neurology

Per Tornvall, Cardiology
Professor presentation: Heart attack despite having healthy coronary arteries

Eckardt Treuter, Molecular Cell Biology

Mats Trulsson, Oral Rehabilitation

Karl Tryggvason, Medical Chemistry


Per Uhlén, Dynamic Imaging of Intracellular Signalling
Professor presentation: The calcium waves in the cell

Brun Ulfhake, Anatomy

Fredrik Ullén, Cognitive Neuroscience


Anders Vahlne, Clinical Virology

Marie Vahter, Environmental Toxicology


Carl-Fredrik Wahlgren, Dermatology and Venereology

Mats Wahlgren, Infectious Disease Control

Nils Gunnar Wahlgren, Neurology

Lars-Olof Wahlund, Geriatrics

Britta Wahren, Infectious Disease Control

Marie Wahren-Herlenius, Experimental Rheumatology

Ulla Waldenström, Nursing

Harriet Wallberg, Physiology

Danuta Wasserman, Psychiatry and Suicidology

Anna Wedell, Medical Genetics

Elisabete Weiderpass, Medical Epidemiology

Ola Weiland, Infectious Diseases

Eddie Weitzberg, Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

Yvonne Wengström, Nursing
Professor presentation: Improving the well-being in dialogue with the patients

Sigbritt Werner, Endocrinology

Jan Wernerman, Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

Tomas Wester, Paediatric Surgery

Håkan Westerblad, Cellular Muscle Physiology

Magnus Westgren, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Eric Westman, Neurogeriatrics
Professor presentation: Seeking mechanisms behind neurodegenerative disorders

Lennart Wetterberg, Psychiatry

Magnus Wickman, Pediatric Allergology

Ann-Charlotte Widén Holmquist, Physiotherapy
Professor presentation: Portrait of Lotta Widén Holmquist

Zsuzsanna Wiesenfeld-Hallin, Basal and Clinical Neurophysiology

Hans Wigzell, Immunology

Peter N. Wiklund, Urologic Surgery

Klas Wiman, Molecular Cell and Tumour Biology

Bengt Winblad, Geriatrics

Birger Winbladh, Paediatrics

Jacek Winiarski, Pediatrics

Alicja Wolk, Nutrition Epidemiology

Anthony Wright, Molecular Biology

Per Wändell, Family Medicine


Weimin Ye, Medical Epidemiology

Jan Ygge, Ophthalmiatrics


Peter Zaphiropoulos, Molecular Biology

Jan Zedenius, Surgery specialising in Endocrine Surgery
Professor presentation: Researching methods that can distinguish different kinds of thyroid cancer

Anders Zetterberg, Pathology

Boris Zhivotovsky, Toxicology

Juleen R. Zierath, Clinical Integrative Physiology

Roman Zubarev, Medical Proteomics


Ulrika Ådén, Neonatology
Professor presentation: Brain development in premature babies

Torbjörn Åkerstedt, Psychology

Agneta Åkesson, Epidemiology specialising in Nutrition and Toxicology
Professor presentation: How diet and lifestyle habits affect our health

Peter Århem, Neuroscience

Marie Åsberg, Psychiatry


Lars Ährlund-Richter, Molecular Embryonics

Johan Ärnlöv, Family Medicine
Professor presentation: Looking for biomarkers that can reveal kidney disease at an early stage


Claes-Göran Östenson, Endocrinology

Jan Östergren, Medicine

Annika Östman Wernerson, Renal and Transplantation Science
Professor presentation: Surveying patients to understand the mechanisms behind kidney disease

Arne Östman, Molecular Oncology

John Øvretveit, Medical Organization, Leadership and Innovation

Adjunct and Visiting Professors

An Adjunct Professor at KI must have his or her primary employment and activity outside the higher education sector.

A Visiting Professor at KI must be employed at another university, Swedish or foreign, or by a company, another authority or organization. The visiting professor must have a clear association with KI and participate in activities such as research, research education and undergraduate education.

List of Adjunct and Visiting Professors

Foreign Adjunct Professor

Foreign Adjunct Professor is an appointment with the purpose of strengthening the international collaboration with foreign research colleagues of good repute.

List of Foreign Adjunct Professors

New Professors

List of newly appointed professors at Karolinska Institutet.