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Fotografi av Sölve ElmstålKoordinator EpiHealth

Sölve Elmståhl 
Professor i geriatrik, LU, samt ansvarig för EpiHealths screeningkohort
Tel +46 40 39 13 20
Solve [dot] Elmstahl [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se 


Sölve Elmståhl is a Professor of Geriatric Medicine and leader of the research group at the Division of Geriatric Medicine. Main focus are research on epidemiological perspective on ageing and functioning, especially vascular risk factors and cognition and osteoporosis. He is the PI of the ongoing longitudinal cohort study Good Ageing in SKåne (GÅS) part of Swedish National study on Ageing and Care (SNAC) and the cohort study "Men born 1914", and since 2009 coordinating the EpiHealth cohort study in Skåne.

Sölves profil i Lunds Unviversitets forskningsportal

 

Fotografi på Marju Orho MelanderVice Koordinator EpiHealth

Marju Orho-Melander 
Professor i Diabetes och kardiovaskulär sjukdom - genetisk epidemiologi, LU
Tel + 46 40 39 12 10
Marju [dot] Orho-Melander [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se 

Marju Orho-Melander is professor of genetic epidemiology at the Department of Clinical Sciences at Lund University. Her current main research interests are related to prediction and prevention of cardiometabolic diseases with main focus in genetic and circulating biomarkers, diet, gut microbiota and causal risk factors. Orho-Melander has published >240 papers in international peer reviewed scientific journals and these have been cited >20,000 times (h-index 64).  She has received several prestigious prizes and grants as the Fernström Prize for younger investigator at Lund University 2010, the Distinguished Younger Researcher Grant by the Swedish Research Council 2013-2018 and an ERC-Consolidator grant 2015-2020.

Marjus profil i Lunds Universitets Forskningsportal
 


Lunds Universitet

 

Fotografi Kajsa Brolin Studeranderespresentant

 Kajsa Brolin
 Doktorand
Tel +46 46 222 06 35
kajsa [dot] brolin [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

 

 

Kajsa Brolin is a PhD student in the research group Translational Neurogenetics led by Maria Swanberg. Kajsa has a Bachelor of Medical Science in Biomedicine and a Master of Science in Molecular Biology from Lund University and is a licensed pharmacist after completing a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Linnaeus University. Her PhD project is focused on epidemiology and genetics in Parkinson’s disease etiology, primarily in the Multipark biobank sample collection (MPBC). The PhD project enables her to utilize her acquired knowledge within the various fields of medical science and develop her skills as an independent researcher within the field of genetics and epidemiology.

Kajsas profil i Lunds Universitets forskningsportal

 

Fotografi på Jonas BjörkStyrelsemedlem

Jonas Björk
Professor vid Inst för laboratoriemedicin och Centrum för ekonomisk demografi, LU
Tel +46 46 222 69 16
jonas [dot] bjork [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se 


Jonas Björk är nyutnämnd professor i epidemiologi med inriktning mot epidemiologisk metodik vid institutionen för laboratoriemedicin i Lund. Jonas forskning spänner över så skilda fält som metoder för skattning av njurfunktion, riskmodellering inom klinisk epidemiologi, närmiljöns betydelse för hälsa och välmående samt mer teoretiska frågeställningar inom epidemiologisk metodik. Jonas är för närvarande assisterande koordinator för forskarnätverket SIMSAM EarlyLife (www.med.lu.se/simsam_early_life)  vid Lunds universitet, medlem av styrelsen för svensk epidemiologisk förening och koordinerar verksamheten inom medicinsk statistik och epidemiologi vid FoU-centrum Skåne (www.skane.se/mse) .

Jonas profil i Lunds Universitets Forskningsportal

 

Fotografi av Martin EnglundStyrelsemedlem

Martin Englund, MD, PhD
Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Orthopedics, Departmen of Clinical Sicences, Lund University
Tel: +46 46 17 13 94
martin [dot] englund [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se


Martin Englund is an epidemiologist and clinical investigator. He completed his MD in 1998, and received his PhD in Orthopedics in 2004. He did a two-year postdoctoral training at Boston University, United States, where he also earned his MSc degree in Epidemiology. Dr. Englund heads the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Orthopedics, which is a cross-disciplinary research group at Lund University http://www.med.lu.se/klinvetlund/ortopedi/forskning/englund_clinical_epidemiology

Englund focuses on osteoarthritis research, including preclinical experiments as well as clinical studies and epidemiologic research using population-based register data. His main research focus is the role of meniscus in early knee osteoarthritis development as well as the societal burden of musculoskeletal disease.

Martins profil i Lunds Universitets forskningsportal

 

Fotografi av Ulrika KrusStyrelsemedlem

Ulrika Krus  PhD
Coordinator for the Human Tissue Lab, LUDC/EXODIAB, Clinical Research Center
Tel: +46 40 39 12 42
ulrika [dot] krus [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Ulrika Krus is coordinator for the central facility Human Tissue Lab within EXODIAB where she is responsible for the biobank, database administration and ethic applications.  Ulrika completed her thesis concerning mitochondrial metabolism and insulin secretion in 2006 and continued as a postdoctoral fellow at Lund University Diabetes Center 2007-2010. Her main research area is human islet biology with focus on functional effects of differential gene expression.

 

Fotografi av Karin KällenStyrelsemedlem

Karin Källén
Docent i reproduktionsepidemiologi vid Lunds universitet
Tel: +46 (0)46 17 72 94
Karin [dot] Kallen [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se


Karin Källén is an associate professor of reproduction epidemiology at the University of Lund, and is also a part-time employee at the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen), department of statistics, monitoring and evaluation. The main research areas are maternal drugs during pregnancy and risk for congenital birth defects, risk factors and other aspects of extreme prematurity, and obstetrical interventions in relation to pregnancy outcomes – both perinatal- and long term outcomes. Karin Källén is the data manager of one regional register for quality assessment (Perinatal Reviation South), the data manger of the quality register regarding all in vitro fertilizations in Sweden (Q-IVF), member of the steering committees of two national quality registries for perinatal care (PNQn and PNQo, respectively), and is the main epidemiologist and member of the steering group of the EXPRESS-study group (a national study on extreme prematurity involving merely all Swedish obstetriscians and neonatologists). Furthermore, Karin Källén is responsible for the national surveillance of congenital malformations performed by the National Board of Health and Welfare, and is the Swedish contact person for two international associations for epidemiological research on congenital birth defects (EUROCAT and Clearinghouse for congenital malformations, respectively). 

Karins profil i Lunds Universitets forskningsportal

 

Fotografi av Peter NilssonStyrelsemedlem

Peter M Nilsson 
Professor i klinisk kardiovaskulär forskning, LU
Tel +46 40 33 24 15
peter [dot] nilsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se 

Peter M Nilsson is a Professor of Clinical Cardiovascular Research and leading a research group in internal medicine. One main focus is research on the pathophysiology and epidemiology of early vascular ageing (EVA), another focus is on the complications of type 2 diabetes in relation to cardiovascular risk factors. During the years 20092019 Peter was the lead coordinator of EpiHealth, linking epidemiologists at the Lund and Uppsala universities.

Peters profil i Lunds Universitets Forskningsportal

 

Fotografi av Martin L OlssonFakultetsledningsrepresentant

Martin L Olsson
Professor, överläkare, Vicedekan för forskningsinfrastruktur
Tel: +46 (0)46 222 32 07
Martin_L [dot] Olsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se


Martin L Olsson är vicedekan med ansvar för medicinska fakultetens forskningsinfrastruktur. Han är också professor och överläkare i transfusionsmedicin vid institutionen för laboratoriemedicin och forskar om vår vanligaste cell, den röda blodkroppen och dess ytstrukturers betydelse vid transfusion, infektion, blodbildning och blodproppsbildning. För sin forskning utsågs han till Wallenberg Clinical Scholar 2016-2020 och sitter under perioden 2016-2022 i styrelsen för International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT), f.n. i rollen som President.

Martins profil i Lunds Universitets forskningsportal


Uppsala Universitet

 

Fotografi av Carl Johan DrottStuderanderepresentant

Carl Johan Drott
 

carljohan [dot] drott [at] mcb [dot] uu [dot] se


Carl Johan Drott är ST-läkare i allmänkirurgi och doktorand. Carl Johan jobbar kliniskt vid Hudiksvalls sjukhus, och forskningsmässigt vid Uppsala universitet. Carl Johans forskning vid UU handlar om diabetes och ö-cellstranplantation, där majoriteten av arbetet hittills är preklinisk forskning och djurförsök, men där de avslutande delarna även kommer att innehålla kliniska studier.

 

Fotografi av Tove FallStyrelsemedlem

Tove Fall
Docent i epidemiologi vid Uppsala Universitet.
tove [dot] fall [at] medsci [dot] uu [dot] se



Tove Fall forskar om både molekylära biomarkörer och livsstilsfaktorer med betydelse för utveckling av diabetes och hjärtkärlsjukdom. Hon kombinerar information från olika register med mätningar gjorda i stora befolkningsstudier. Ett av hennes mer uppmärksammade projekt handlar om hundens påverkan på ägarens hälsa. Tove Fall är mottagare av ett Starting Grant från Europeiska Forskningsrådet, ERC och är ledamot i Sveriges Unga Akademi.

 

Fotografi av Lars LindStyrelsemedlem

Lars Lind 
Professor vid Inst för medicinska vetenskaper, UU
Tel +46 (0)730 50 28 78
lars [dot] lind [at] medsci [dot] uu [dot] se 

Lars Lind, Professor of Medicine at Uppsala University. Research area is cardiovascular epidemiology. Currently working with the ULSAM, PIVUS (www.medsci.uu.se/pivus/pivus.htm) and POEM cohorts. Initiator of the EpiHealth cohort study (www.epihealth.se). Tutor for 24 PhD students and has published >350 research papers.

 

Fotografi av  Karl MichaelssonStyrelsemedlem

Karl Michaelsson 
Docent Uppsala kliniska forskningscenter (UCR)
Tel +46 18-611 71 01
karl [dot] michaelsson [at] surgsci [dot] uu [dot] se 

Karl Michaelsson professor in Medical Epidemiology and Senior Consultant in Orthopaedics at Department of Surgical Sciences at Uppsala University. Presently, I have a senior research position funded from the Swedish Research Council (VR) with workplace at Uppsala Clinical Research Center (www.ucr.uu.se). My main research interest is osteoporotic fractures but I also investigate other musculoskeletal disorders and mortality as outcomes. I have performed studies on diet, vitamins, physical activity and genes with case-control and cohort analysis, including time-dependent exposures and different twin designs. Involved in building Lifegene (headed the musculo-skeletal research group and member of Lifegene’s Executive committee), responsible for an epidemiology network in Uppsala (http://www.ucr.uu.se/epinet ) and a national osteoporosis network (http://www.ucr.uu.se/osteoporosnet ).

 

Fotografi av Johan SundströmStyrelsemedlem

Johan Sundström
Docent vid Inst för medicinska vetenskaper, Akademiska sjukhuset i Uppsala.
Mobil +46 (0)70-422 52 20
Tel +46 (0)18-611 98 89
johan [dot] sundstrom [at] medsci [dot] uu [dot] se


Johan Sundström is an associate professor of cardiovascular epidemiology, focusing on researching hypertension-related disease in longitudinal study designs. After completion of his PhD thesis in 2001, he was a research fellow at the Framingham Heart Study in 2002-2003. He currently leads a research group with a handful of PhD and MD students, and is a course leader for methodological courses compulsory for all PhD students of Uppsala University Medical Faculty, as well as co-course leader for an epidemiology course for PhD students. In addition to his engagement in EpiHealth, he is the coordinator of the cardiovascular research group in BBMRI.SE and national coordinator for a large clinical trial in hypertension, APOLLO. In addition to his research activities, he works half-time as a physician. Initiator of the Epihealth project Metahealth, a research infrastructure for individual participant data meta-analysis of cohort studies, aimed at studying risk factors for uncommon diseases.

 

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EpiHealth
Sölve Elmståhl

Tel +46 40 39 13 20

Lunds universitet
CRC, hus 28, plan 13
Jan Waldenströms gata 35
205 02 Malmö

EpiHealth
Lunds universitet
CRC, hus 28, plan 13
Jan Waldenströms gata 35, 205 02 Malmö
Koordinator EpiHealth: solve [dot] elmstahl [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se
Administratör EpiHealth: camilla [dot] key [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se