Skip to main content

Peter Ueda

Postdoctoral researcher

Department and organisational affiliation:

About me

2007-2012    MD, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

2007-2012    BSc, Stockholm School of Economics (Handelshögskolan), Sweden

2010-2014    PhD, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

2014               Visiting Researcher, University of Tokyo, Japan

2014-2016    Post-doctoral researcher, Harvard University, USA

2017-            Post-doctoral researcher, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

2017-            Intern physician, Södersjukhuset, Sweden

2018-            Affiliated researcher, University of Tokyo, Japan






2012年                   カロリンスカ研究所 医学部 卒業

2012年                   ストックホルム商科大学 商学部 卒業

2014年                   カロリンスカ研究所 医学博士 学位取得

2014年                   東京大学 客員研究員

2014-2016年         ハーバード大学 博士研究員

2017年‐                 カロリンスカ研究所 博士研究員

2017年‐                 研修医 ストックホルム・ソーデル病院

2017年‐                 東京大学 客員研究員


*** Our paper on heterosexual virginity among young adults in Japan has received much attention. In this blog post published in The Diplomat, we summarize some thoughts on the topic. This piece by Roland Kelts in the Guardian provides further comments*** 


Selected publications

Pasternak B, Ueda P, Eliasson B, Svensson AM, Franzen S, Gubjörnsdottir S, Hveem K, Jonasson C, Wintzell V, Melbye M, Svanström H. Use of sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors and risk of major cardiovascular events and heart failure: Scandinavian register based cohort study. BMJ 2019


Ueda P, Svanström H, Melbye M, Eliasson B, Svensson AM, Franzen S, Gubjörnsdottir S, Hveem K, Jonasson C, Pasternak B. Sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors and risk of serious adverse events: nationwide register based cohort study. BMJ 2018

Medscape report



Ueda P, Jernberg T, James S, Alfredsson J, Erlinge D, Omerovic E, Persson J, Ravn-Fischer A, Tornvall P, Svennblad B, Varenhorst C. External validation of the DAPT score in a nationwide populationJ Am Coll Cardiol 2018


Ueda P, Jernberg T, Varenhorst C. Reply: The DAPT score in Sweden. Successful validation, flawed interpretation. J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 


Svanström H, Ueda P, Melbye M, Eliasson B, Svensson AM, Franzen S, Gubjörnsdottir S, Hveem K, Jonasson C, Pasternak B. Use of liraglutide and risk of major cardiovascular events: a register-based cohort study in Denmark and Sweden. Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology 2018


Howe BK*, Suharlim C*, Ueda P* (*Co-first authors), Howe D, Kawachi I, Rimm E. Gotta catch’em all! Pokémon GO and physical activity among young adults: difference in differences studyBMJ 2016  

Coverage in The Guardian and Forbes


Ueda P, Woodward M, Lu Y, Hajifathalian K, et al. Laboratory-based and office-based risk scores and charts to predict 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease in 182 countries: a pooled analysis of prospective cohorts and health surveysLancet Diabetes & Endocrinology 2017


Ueda P, Lung T, Clarke P, Danaei, G. Application of the 2014 NICE cholesterol guidelines in the English population: a cross-sectional analysis. British Journal of General Practice 2017

Coverage in The Guardian


Lu Y, Hajifathalian K, Ezzati M, Rimm E, Ueda P, Danaei G. Sick Population and Sick Subpopulations: Racial Disparities in Coronary Heart Disease Risk in the United StatesCirculation 2016


Hajifathalian K*, Ueda P* (*Co-first authors), Lu Y, Woodward M, et al. Globorisk: A novel risk score for predicting cardiovascular disease risk in national populations: a pooled analysis of prospective cohorts and health examination surveys. Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology 2015


Ueda P, Rafatnia F, Bäärnhielm M, Fröbom R, Korzunowicz G, Lönnebro R, Eyles D, Olsson T, Alfredsson L. Neonatal vitamin D and risk of multiple sclerosis. Annals of Neurology 2014


Tornhammar P*, Ueda P*, Hult M* (*Co-first authors), Simila H, Eyles D, Norman M. Season of birth, neonatal vitamin D status and cardiovascular disease risk at 35 years of age – a cohort study from Sweden.  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2014


Hult M*, Tornhammar P*, Ueda P* (*Co-first authors), Chima C, Edstedt-Bonamy A-K, Ozumba B, Norman M. Hypertension, Diabetes and Overweight: Looming Legacies of the Biafran FaminePLoS ONE 2010

Coverage in The New York Times


Google Scholar

Loading bibliometrics...