Ongoing projects

Swedish projects

Karolinska Institutet

  1. Gastroenterology (diverticulitis), Danderyd – Fredrik Hjern, Peter Thelin Schmidt, Mahmood Mahmood, Mirna Abraham Nordling
  2. Surgery (abdominal aorta aneurysm), Södersjukhuset – Otto Stackelberg
  3. Nephrology, Huddinge – Juan-Jesus Carrero, Xu Ho
  4. Surgery (cholecystectomy), Solna – Carolina Nordevall
  5. Cardiology (atrial fibrillation), Solna – Susanna Larsson, Nikola Drca, Mats Jensen-Urstad
  6. Cardiology (aortic stenosis), Solna – Susanna Larsson, Magnus Bäck
  7. Neurology (stroke), Solna – Susanna Larsson
  8. Diabetology, Solna – Kerstin Brismar, Camilla Olofsson
  9. Oncology (ovarian cancer), Solna – Annika Lindblom
  10. Rheumatology, Solna – Ronald van Vollenhoven, Cecilia Lourdudoss
  11. Physiology and Pharmacology, Solna – Eddie Weitzberg, Jon Lundberg
  12. Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (microbiota), Solna  – Lars Engstrand
  13. Center for Molecular Medicine (microbiota), Solna  – Louis Sjöholm
  14. Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Solna  – Nancy Pedersen, Karin Wirdefeldt, Fei Yang
  15. Cost, environment and health (Nexus), Solna – Alicja Wolk, Agneta Åkesson
  16. Antiinflammtory cost and health, Solna – Alicja Wolk, Joanna Kaluza, Holly Harris
  17. Cost and heart failure, Solna – Alicja Wolk, Joanna Kaluza, Emily Levitan
  18. Cost, lifestyle, genes and life span, Solna – Alicja Wolk
  19. Exposure to noise and air pollution and disease risk, Solna – Agneta Åkesson
  20. Exposure to long-lived organic environmental pollutants and disease risk, Solna – Agneta Åkesson
  21. Exposure to trace elements of toxic metals related to health and disease risk, Solna – Agneta Åkesson
  22. Exposure to chlorination metabolites via drinking water and disease risk, Solna – Agneta Åkesson
  23. Cost, habits and cardiovascular disease, Solna – Agneta Åkesson

Uppsala University

  1. Surgery (osteoporosis, fractures, mortality) – Karl Michaëlsson, Eva Warensjö Lemming, Liisa Byberg, Karl Stattin
  2. Uppsala Clinical Research Center (stroke) – Johan Sundström
  3. Vascular Surgery (abdominal aorta aneurysm) – Martin Björck
  4. Neurology (Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease) – Susanna Larsson, Erika Olsson, Liisa Byberg, Lena Kilander

Chalmers University of Technology

  1. Metabolomics - Rikard Landberg, Carl Brunius, Lin Shi

Lund University

  1. Osteoarthritis – Peter Nilsson, Stefan Lohmander, Martin Englund

Linköping University

  1. Tendon injuries – Per Aspenberg, Pernilla Eliasson

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and the Technical Research Institute of Sweden

  1. Environmental effects – Ulf Sonesson, Ellinor Hallström

Örebro University

  1. Eye diseases – Birgitta Ejdervik Lindblad
  2. Urology – Ove Andrén, Sven-Olof Andersson, Jan-Erik Johansson
  3. Pediatrics – Jonas Ludvigsson

Centre for Clinical Research, Västmanland county council

  1. Cardiovascular disease – Jerzy Leppert
  2. Breast cancer – Leif Bergkvist

The Swedish National Food Agency

  1. Pesticides – Anneli Widenfalk
  2. Cadmium – Agneta Åkesson, H Mela

International consortia

  1. Diet and cancer, pooling project – Harvard Medical School, USA
  2. Lifestyle factors and different cancers – the National Cancer Institute, USA
  3. Hormones and hormone-related cancers – Oxford University, UK
  4. Genes and breast cancer, BCAC consortiumCambridge University, UK
  5. Genes and prostate cancer, PRACTICAL consortiumthe Cancer Institute, London, UK
  6. Genes and colorectal cancer, CORECT consortium – Southern California University, San Diego, USA
  7. Genes and ovarian cancer, OCAC consortiumDuke University, USA
  8. Genes and renal cell cancer, KidRisk consortium – International Agency for Cancer Research /WHO, Lyon, France
  9. Gastric cancer, StoP projectNational Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
  10. Diabetes and cancer consortium – Imperial College, London, UK
  11. CHANCES, Consortium on Health and AgeingAthens university, Greece
  12. FIGI, consortium on gene-environment interactions in the etiology of colorectal cancer –  Fred Hutchinson’s Cancer Research Centre, USA
  13. InterConnect, consortium on etiology of diabetesCambridge University, UK