Caroline Leijonhufvud

Caroline Leijonhufvud

Affiliated to research

Caroline Leijonhufvud MD PhD

About me

Caroline Leijonhufvud gained her M.D. at the Karolinska Institutet (KI) in 2016 where she also began her M.D.-Ph.D.-programme and joined as the first employee when Associate Professor Mattias Carlsten set up his research group. She has also been co-supervised by Associate Professor Andreas Lundqvist at KI, and Rear Admiral Dr. Richard W. Childs, Assistant Surgeon General of the U.S. and Clinical Director at NHLBI, NIH where she also has spent parts of her Ph.D studies. Caroline defended her Ph.D. thesis titled “Advancing Cancer Immunotherapy by Exploring NK Cell Education, Antibody Targeting and Tissue Homing -Stay Tuned for Directions Reaching Beyond the Natural Biology” in November 2022.


Ph.D. in Medical Science, Karolinska Institutet 2022

Swedish Medical licence 2021

Research Medical Internship Programme (Forskar-AT) Karolinska University Hospital

Medical Doctor, Karolinska Institute 2016

FoLäk fd LÄFO Karolinska Institute 2011

Stockholm School of Economics 2008-2011