Martin Neovius


About me


  • US National Institutes of Health (R01)
  • Swedish Scientific Research Council
  • The Royal Fund (Kungafonden)

Research description

My research is performed at the Clinical Epidemiology Unit.

Selected publications (bariatric surgery)

Risk of suicide and non-fatal self-harm after bariatric surgery: results from two matched cohort studies. Neovius M, Bruze G, Jacobson P, Sjöholm K, Johansson K, Granath F, et al Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2018 03;6(3):197-207

Weight Loss and Heart Failure: A Nationwide Study of Gastric Bypass Surgery Versus Intensive Lifestyle Treatment. Sundström J, Bruze G, Ottosson J, Marcus C, Näslund I, Neovius M Circulation 2017 Apr;135(17):1577-1585

Bariatric Surgery and Preterm Birth. Stephansson O, Johansson K, Näslund I, Neovius M N. Engl. J. Med. 2016 Aug;375(8):805-6

Outcomes of pregnancy after bariatric surgery. Johansson K, Cnattingius S, Näslund I, Roos N, Trolle Lagerros Y, Granath F, et al N. Engl. J. Med. 2015 Feb;372(9):814-24

Perinatal outcomes after bariatric surgery: nationwide population based matched cohort study. Roos N, Neovius M, Cnattingius S, Trolle Lagerros Y, Sääf M, Granath F, et al BMJ 2013 Nov;347():f6460

Health care use during 20 years following bariatric surgery. Neovius M, Narbro K, Keating C, Peltonen M, Sjöholm K, Agren G, et al JAMA 2012 Sep;308(11):1132-41

Health-care costs over 15 years after bariatric surgery for patients with different baseline glucose status: results from the Swedish Obese Subjects study. Keating C, Neovius M, Sjöholm K, Peltonen M, Narbro K, Eriksson JK, et al Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2015 Nov;3(11):855-65

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in adolescents with severe obesity (AMOS): a prospective, 5-year, Swedish nationwide study. Olbers T, Beamish AJ, Gronowitz E, Flodmark CE, Dahlgren J, Bruze G, et al Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2017 03;5(3):174-183

Selected publications (obesity)

Combined effects of overweight and smoking in late adolescence on subsequent mortality: nationwide cohort study. Neovius M, Sundström J, Rasmussen F BMJ 2009 Feb;338():b496

Longer term effects of very low energy diet on obstructive sleep apnoea in cohort derived from randomised controlled trial: prospective observational follow-up study. Johansson K, Hemmingsson E, Harlid R, Trolle Lagerros Y, Granath F, Rössner S, et al BMJ 2011 Jun;342():d3017

Effect of a very low energy diet on moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnoea in obese men: a randomised controlled trial. Johansson K, Neovius M, Lagerros YT, Harlid R, Rössner S, Granath F, et al BMJ 2009 Dec;339():b4609

Association Between Maternal Body Mass Index in Early Pregnancy and Incidence of Cerebral Palsy. Villamor E, Tedroff K, Peterson M, Johansson S, Neovius M, Petersson G, et al JAMA 2017 03;317(9):925-936

Risk of major congenital malformations in relation to maternal overweight and obesity severity: cohort study of 1.2 million singletons. Persson M, Cnattingius S, Villamor E, Söderling J, Pasternak B, Stephansson O, et al BMJ 2017 Jun;357():j2563

Selected publications (inflammatory diseases)

Biological vs. conventional combination treatment and work loss in early rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized trial. Eriksson JK, Neovius M, Bratt J, Petersson IF, van Vollenhoven RF, Geborek P, et al JAMA Intern Med 2013 Aug;173(15):1407-14

Cost-effectiveness of infliximab versus conventional combination treatment in methotrexate-refractory early rheumatoid arthritis: 2-year results of the register-enriched randomised controlled SWEFOT trial. Eriksson JK, Karlsson JA, Bratt J, Petersson IF, van Vollenhoven RF, Ernestam S, et al Ann. Rheum. Dis. 2015 Jun;74(6):1094-101

Risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and association with disease duration and hospitalization. Holmqvist ME, Neovius M, Eriksson J, Mantel Ä, Wållberg-Jonsson S, Jacobsson LT, et al JAMA 2012 Oct;308(13):1350-6

Patients with ulcerative colitis miss more days of work than the general population, even following colectomy. Neovius M, Arkema EV, Blomqvist P, Ekbom A, Smedby KE Gastroenterology 2013 Mar;144(3):536-43


PhD, Karolinska Institute

MSc, Stockholm School of Economics (Handelshögskolan)