Ongoing projects

Reserachers

Organisation

Project

Susanna Larsson/Shuai Yuan

Uppsala University/Karolinska Institutet

Modifiable risk factors for peripheral arterial disease and venous thromboembolism

Mikael Karlsson/Liisa Byberg

Uppsala University

Sarcopenia and diet in old women

Karl Michaëlsson

Uppsala University

How much vitamin D is needed for optimal health?

Agneta Åkesson/Andrei Pyko

Karolinska Institutet

Environmental factors and cardiovascular disease in a cohort of Swedish women – An exposome approach

Emily Sonestedt/Susanne Janzi/Susanna Larsson

Lunds University/Karolinska institutet

Association between added sugar intake and risk of cardiovascular diseases

Agneta Åkesson/Charlotta Eriksson/Andrei Pyko/Emelie Helte

Karolinska Institutet

NordSOUND - the impact of air pollution, noise and greenness on cancer, heart failure, atrial fibrillation and BMI

Eva Warensjö-Lemming/Liisa Byberg/ Susanna Larsson/Karl Michaëlsson

Uppsala University

Fatty acids, osteoporosis and incident hip fractures in women and men. A validation and follow-up study

Susanna Larsson/Olga Titova/ Sabine van Oort/Shuai Yuan

Uppsala University/Karolinska Institutet

Protein biomarkers (proteomics) in relation to risk of cardiovascular diseases

Agneta Åkesson/Jonas Tägt/Emelie Helte

Karolinska Institutet

Cadmium in urine and cardiovascular disease and mortality: A Swedish prospective population-based cohort study of postmenopausal women

Ingegerd Johansson/Simon Haworth

Umeå University

Understanding causes and consequences of dental diseases through population-based genetic epidemiology and biobank data - the extended GLIDE consortium

Niklas Hammar/ Karin Leander/Maria Feycthing/Sofia Carlsson/Göran Walldius

Karolinska Institutet

Metabolicdisorders andinflammation related to to cronical diseases,mainly CVD, kidney disease, cancer, dementia and auto immune diseases

Tanja Stocks/Christel Häggström

Lunds University

Obesity and weight chagnes in conjuction withdisease and mortality: a big pooled Swedish study

Alicja Wolk/ Daniel Borch Ibsen/Katalin Gemés

Karolinska Institutet

Environment – Diet – Health, delprojekt Nexus

Adam Mitchell/Liisa Byberg

Uppsala University

Change in bone mineral density and bone area in Swedish men and women with type 2 diabetes

Adam Mitchell/Liisa Byberg

Uppsala University

The effect of glycemic traits on bone mineral density and bone area: A Mendelian randomization study

Erika Olsson/Jonas Höijer/Liisa Byberg, Susanna Larsson (PI)

Uppsala University

The significance of food and vitamin D for Alzhemer and Parkinson disease

Johan Sundström (PI)

Uppsala University

Stroke

Karl Michaëlsson (PI)

Uppsala University

Calcium intake and risk of fractures

Karl Michaëlsson

Uppsala University

Metabolomic biomarkers of dietary patterns and bone phenotypes in a Swedish female population

Karl Michaëlsson

Uppsala University

Body mass index and Mediterranean diet in relation to mortality rates in women and men

Liisa Byberg (PI)

Uppsala University

Diet, diabetes and risk of fractures

Liisa Byberg (PI)

Uppsala University

Milka nad dairy products effect on our health

Liisa Byberg

Uppsala University

Milk and dairy product intake and proteomics

Susanna Larsson/Karl Michaëlsson

Uppsala University

Dietary and supplemental B vitamin intake and genetically predicted circulating B vitamin levels in relation to bone mineral density and fracture: Observational and Mendelian randomization analyses

Olga Titova/Susanna Larsson

Uppsala University

Modifiable risk factors and cardiovascular disease

Alicja Wolk (PI)

Karolinska Institutet

Diet lifestyle, heart failure and arota anuerysm in the abdomen

Anit inflammatory diet and health

Diet, genes, cancer diagnosis and survival

Ageiing, lifestyle, genes and C.elegance model,

EU-project

Alicja Wolk(PI)/Agneta Åkesson/Ulf Sonesson (Co-PI)/Elinor Hallström/Bojana Bajzelj/Anneli Widenfalk

Karolinska Institutet/Karolinska Institutet/RISE, Göteborgs University/ RISE, Göteborgs University/Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Karolinska Institutet/Swedish Food Agency

Environment, diet, health - Nexus, an integrated inter disiplinary work process for sustainable food production and consumption

Marika Berglund/  Agneta Åkesson (PI)     

Karolinska Institutet

PCB contaminants in the food, PCB biomarkers inthe blood and diseases

Melle Säve-Söderbergh/Agneta Åkesson (PI)

Karolinska Institutet

Drinking water quality,CVD and cancer

Tessa Schillemans/Agneta Åkesson (PI)

Karolinska Institutet

Biomarkers for high fluorinantedsubstances (PFAS) in the blood and CVD

Emile Helte/Agneta Åkesson (PI)

Karolinska Institutet

Exposure to fluorides and bonehealth

Elsa Tesfamariam/Agneta Åkesson (PI)

Karolinska Institutet

PCB in the diet and fractures

Jenny Nyström/Agneta Åkesson (PI)

Karolinska Institutet

Fosphates in the diet, blood, urine and CVD

Reem Emad/Agneta Åkesson (PI)

Karolinska Institutet

Pesticied residues in food and mortality

Agneta Åkesson

Karolinska Institutet

Coronary Heart disease and stroke – is exposure to environmental contaminants an overlooked modifiable risk factor?

Agneta Åkesson

Karolinska Institutet

Drinking water quality and incidence of chronic disease

Charlotta Eriksson/Jenny Selander/Andrei Pyko/Agneta Åkesson

Karolinska Institutet

Effects on cancer and CVD of different components in the exposome such as diet,lifestyle, buller, air pollutants and green areas and exposure to buller and airpollutants in the working environment

Hamid Khalili (PI)/Alicja Wolk

Harvard Medical School/Karolinska Institutet

Gastroenterology, diet and Crohn's disease

Fei He/Weimin Ye

Karolinska Institutet

A Study on Risk Factors for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis based on a Swedish Cohort Consortium

Katalin Gemés /Miguel Hernan

Karolinska Institutet

Comparative effectiveness of dietary interventions on the risk of cardiovascular diseases

Lin Shi, Karl Michaëlsson, Rikard Landberg (PI)

Chalmers University of Technologies/Uppsala University/Chalmers University of Technologies

New plasma proteins, associated with the diet, are early predictors for incidence of diabetes type 2

Junmei Miao Jonasson

Göteborgs University

Social support and the risk of chronic diseases and mortality in men and women: two prospective cohort studies

Erik Ingelsson/Stefan Gustafsson/Karl Michaëlsson/Anders Mälarstig

Stanford University/Uppsala University

Genetic determinants of circulating protein levels

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 
Last modified: 2021-09-28