About me

Mirjam Majster is a dentist with a doctoral degree from Karolinska Institutet. She defended her thesis entitled "Gateway to the gut : alterations in saliva in inflammatory bowel disease" in 2021. Dr. Majster is currently affiliated to research, focusing on mucosal and salivary alterations associated with inflammatory bowel disease, and works as a lecturer at the Department of Dental Medicine with the teoretical and practial test for dentists educated outside the EU/EES who wish to verify their diploma in Sweden.

Academic honours, awards and prizes

NOF Hatton Award

Nordisk Odontologisk Förening (NOF) - the Scandinavian Division of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR)

sep 2021

Awarded the NOF Hatton Award for young researchers in conjunction with the CED-IADR / NOF Oral health congress in Brussels, Belgium. Besides a monetary prize, the award means that the awardee will represent the Scandinavian division in the worldwide IADR Hatton Competition.


Research grants from the Swedish Dental Society's scientific funds

Swedish Dental Society (Svenska Tandläkare-Sällskapet)


Awarded research funding from Svenska Tandläkare-Sällskapet (as part of the Swedish Dental Association) as primary applicant.


Research scholarship

Svensk Förening Orofacial Medicin


Awarded the research scholarship from the Swedish association for Oral Medicine.


Best abstract in Orofacial medicine

Swedish Dental Society (Svenska Tandläkare-Sällskapet)


Awarded best abstract in Orofacial medicine during Odontologisk Riksstämma (The Annual Dental Congress of the Swedish Dental Association) for the abstract "Salivary calprotectin as an early marker of inflammatory bowel disease".


Clinical Scientist Training Programme

Karolinska Institutet


Accepted to the Clinical Scientist Training Programme (CSTP). CSTP grants are to be used for partial financing for doctoral students and each grant corresponds to 50% of the total cost for study funding