Giorgio Tettamanti

Senior research specialist

About me

I am senior research specialist and docent in epidemiology at Karolinska Institutet, I have a background in biostatistics, and my research is mainly focused on childhood cancer and rare genetic syndromes.

Research description

I am the principal investigator of two Nordic collaborative studies on the role of parental socioeconomic factors on childhood cancer incidence and survival. I am also the principal investigator of a Nordic study on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on childhood cancer and I am a member of the Childhood Cancer & Leukemia International Consortium (CLIC, https://www.clic.ngo/).

I am working on studies on cancer risk among individuals with rare genetic syndromes and I am part of the COSMOS study, an international cohort study on the effects of mobile phone use on health (https://thecosmosproject.org/)

Teaching portfolio

Course leader of the doctoral course “Epidemiology I: an introduction to epidemiology”

Course coordinator of the master course “Epidemiological Methods for Studying Determinants of Health”


2022, Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Docent), Karolinska Institutet

2013, PhD in Medical Science, Karolinska Institutet

2008, MSc in Biostatistics, University of Milano–Bicocca, Italy

2006, BSc in Statistics, University of Milano–Bicocca, Italy