About me

Professor in medical genetics

Resarch group leader in medical genetics within experimental translational cancer research with laboratory activities in BioClinicum

Assistant chair of the Department of oncology-pathology with task for recruitement of teaching positions

KI chairman of the reseach & educational development groupat ME clinical pathology & cancer diagnostics  at Karolinska university hospital

Faculty representative in the Faculty board at KI

Research description

Basic and translational studies of tumors in endocrine organs especially the thyroid gland and the adrenals


Medical degree 1985

Dr med sci at KI 1989

Docent at KI 1999

Professor in medical genetics at KI 2001


Academic honours, awards and prizes

Erik L Fernströms prize for young medical researchers 2005

Göran Gustafssons prize in Medicine 2006

Elected member of the Nobel assembly 2006

Elected member to KVA class for medical sciences 2008

Honorary doctor of medicine at Bogomolets national medical university, Ukraine 2017