About me

I am an assistant professor working in Prof. Maria Eriksdotter’s group at Div. of Clinical Geriatrics, NVS, Karolinska institute.

Research description

My research focuses on the association between kidney disease and dementia, particularly whether kidney disease increases the risk for dementia and how dementia influences the occurrence and progression of kidney disease.

We have so far used data from SveDem (the Swedish registry for cognitive/dementia disorders) and the SCREAM biomarker registry (The Stockholm CREAtinine Measurements project) and other Swedish registries.  

Teaching portfolio

  • Cosupervisor of 2 ongoing Ph.D. students
  • Project supervisor of 3 bachelor students
  • Mentor of 1 Ph.D. student


  • 2022.9 to present: Assistant Professor at Division of Clinical geriatrics, NVS,  Karolinska Institutet
  • 2018.11-2022.8, Postdoc at Div of Clinical Geriatrics, NVS, Karolinska Institutet
  • 2014.9-2018.10, Ph.D. in Medical Sciences, Dep of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (MEB), Karolinska Institutet
  • 2002-2013, Nephrologist at Div of Nephrology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China
  • 1996-2001, Physician at Div of Internal Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China

Academic honours, awards and prizes

Research grants:

  • Swedish research council establishment grant (Vetenskapsrådet)
  • Åke Wibergs Stiftelse
  • Stiftelsen För Gamla Tjänarinnor
  • StratNeuro
  • KI foundations