Postdoctoral Fellowships

With this postdoctoral programme the Strategic Research Programme in Diabetes (SRP Diabetes) at Karolinska Institutet aims to support the next generation of exceptional young scientists within the diabetes area, including both experimental and clinical research. Supported fellows can study different perspectives of diabetes and its comorbidities.

Call for postdoc application now open

Based at Karolinska Institutet, the fellow will undertake a cutting-edge research project. The fellowship is fully funded, and salary is provided for a 2-year period. It is our intention that the positions will start in the autumn of 2022, though some flexibility with the start date might be possible.

Principal Investigator: Laura Pazzagli

Project Title: The impact of socioeconomic factors on antidiabetic medications use and discontinuation and type 2 diabetes consequences such as cardiovascular problems, kidney failure and retinopathy.

More information on the available project and how to apply here

Current Fellows

Please visit Recruited fellows for the SRP Diabetes Fellowship Programme for presentation of each fellow.

Dr Omar Hmeadi

Principal Investigators: Niklas Mejhert and Mikael Rydén, Dept of Medicine, Huddinge.


Dr Maxence Jollet

Principal Investigator: Juleen Zierath, Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery.


Dr Gizem Korkut

Principal Investigator: Jaakko Patrakka, Dept of Laboratory Medicine.


Dr Guanglin Niu

Principal Investigator: Ning Xu Landén, Dept of Medicine, Solna.


Dr Stine Marie Praestholm

Principal Investigator: Jorge Ruas, Dept of Physiology and Pharmacology. 


More information: If you have any questions about the programme, please do not hesitate to contact Stefan Nobel (

Programme Manager

Stefan Nobel